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Unité 2. The outdoor area where French diners like to sit is called...

La terrace

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Unité 2. Are tables closer together or farther apart in French restaurants?

closer together

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Unité 2. What is a reason people sit outside at cafés?

to people-watch

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Unité 2. What is often seen outside French cafés?

a large menu sign

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Unité 2. Unlike American restaurants, what are allowed in French cafés?

dogs

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Unité 2. What is included in the price of food and drink?

tip

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Unité 2. Are meals in French restaurants usually larger or smaller than in American restaurants?

meals are smaller

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Unité 2. Compared to Americans, French people go to the supermarket...

more often

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Unité 2. One major French supermarket chain is called...

Monoprix

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Unité 2. Where do many French people do their shopping at?

outdoor markets

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Unité 3. Most French schools have what on Wednesdays?

half days

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Unité 3. But, they also have classes when?

Saturday mornings

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Unité 3. Do French students have more or less homework than American students?

more homework (sometimes 1 hour per subject per night!)

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Unité 3. Any grade below what is considered failing in French schools?

10

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Unité 3. Popular sports to play and watch include... (3 of them)

soccer, rugby, and tennis

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Unité 3. French teens rarely wear what?

sweats or sneakers

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Unité 3. What pop culture do French teens often follow?

American pop culture

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Unité 3. Who are Marie Mai and Helmut Fritz?

Marie Mai & Helmut Fritz are famous French singers

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Unité 3. Who are Audrey Taou and Louis Garrel?

Audrey Taou & Louis Garrel are famous French actors

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Unité 4. What are French schools often named after?

famous people

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Unité 4. In general, are school buildings in France older or newer than American school buildings?

school buildings in France are older

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Unité 4. In France, what is high school called?

le lycée

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Unité 4. In France, what is middle school called?

le collège

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Unité 4. What are the middle school and high school grades?

middle school is grades 6-9, and high school is grades 10-12

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Unité 4. How are their grade numbers organized?

French grades move from highest to lowest number, so 8th grade here is equivalent to 4ème there.

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Unité 4. What are the high school grades called?

Seconde, Première, and Terminale

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Unité 4. About ___ of French students are held back at least one.

about 1/3 of French students

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Unité 4. The exam students have to take to enter university is called...

Le Baccalauréat

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Unité 4. Le bac has 2 parts; one focuses on ___ and the other is based on the student's chosen ___.

one focuses on French language & the other is based on the student's concentration

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Unité 4. Why do French students take different classes?

depending on their concentration/major