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Pre-test Unit 1A



 
Listening Comprehension: Les saluts et les introductions
Listen to each sentence twice. The second time, select the letter of the function that best represents what the person is saying. (To listen to the recording, open the audio file in a new window by right clicking on the audio icon and select “open link in new window”.)
A.
introducing oneself to someone else
D.
responding to an introduction
B.
introducing a person to someone else
E.
asking someone his/her name
C.
greeting another person
 

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Vocabulary
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 10. 

To say Hello to his friend at school, Théo would say Allô.
 

 11. 

One uses Bonjour or Salut to greet someone.
 

 12. 

One says Enchanté(e) when meeting a new person.
 

 13. 

Je m’appelle... is used to tell your name.
 
 
Vocabulary
Complete each statement.
 

 14. 

..., Madame Lucas. Comment allez-vous?
 

 

 15. 

Je... Anna. Et toi, tu t’appelles comment?
 

 

 16. 

Tu t’appelles...?
 

 
 
Vocabulary
Indicate whether the statement is true or false. If false, change the identified word(s) or phrase to make the statement true.
 

 17. 

To say Hello on the telephone, Théo would say Allô.

 

 18. 

To greet someone during the day, one uses Bonsoir.

 

 19. 

Elle est canadienne is used when talking about a female.

 

 20. 

To tell your name to someone, you can use Je suis....

 
 
Vocabulary
Write the corresponding expression on the line.
A.
Bonjour.
C.
Je m’appelle Léa.
B.
Salut.
D.
C’est mon ami Théo.
 

 21. 

Good morning.
 

 22. 

My name is Léa.
 

 23. 

This is my friend Théo.
 

 24. 

Hello/Bye.
 
 
Culture
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 25. 

French people hug when they meet.
 

 26. 

Only French men shake hands when they greet each other.
 

 27. 

When greeting friends and family members, French people usually kiss on the cheek.
 

 28. 

French people kiss only once on the cheek.
 

 29. 

Monsieur and Madame are the usual titles used to address people in France.
 

 30. 

Some of the most popular first names in France today are Alice, Maxime, and Hugo.
 

 31. 

French names are never influenced by other European cultures.
 

 32. 

Popular first names in France include those of Celtic, Latin, Greek, and Aramaic origins.
 

 33. 

French is not widely spoken in North America.
 
 
Culture
Indicate whether the statement is true or false. If false, change the identified word(s) or phrase to make the statement true.
 

 34. 

French people shake hands when they meet for the first time or are in a business situation.

 

 35. 

One uses the title monsieur to address a young girl.

 

 36. 

Le Vieux Carré is the oldest neighborhood in New York City.

 

 37. 

In France, parents were limited to using traditional names when naming a child until 1993.

 
 
Culture
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 38. 

About... people speak French in the world.
A.
66 million
C.
270 million
B.
190 million
D.
166 million
 

 39. 

The population of France is about... people.
A.
67 million
C.
72 million
B.
5 million
D.
56 million
 

 40. 

Immigrants in France come mainly from....
A.
other European countries.
C.
Mexico and other Latin American countries.
B.
Canada.
D.
former colonies such as Algeria, Tunisia, and the Ivory Coast.
 

 41. 

In which areas of North America can you hear and speak French?
A.
Quebec, Louisiana, Maine, and Massachusetts
C.
Virginia, Louisiana, and New York State
B.
Louisiana, Haiti, and Alaska
D.
Washington, Louisiana, and Canada
 

 42. 

Around what percentage of the population of Quebec speaks French?
A.
25%
C.
80%
B.
60%
D.
10%
 

 43. 

The Cajuns in Louisiana are mostly descendents of the....
A.
Haitians
C.
Quebeckers
B.
Acadians
D.
Moroccans
 
 
Culture
Identify one or more choices that best complete the statement or answer the question.
 

 44. 

Which are popular first names among French teenagers?
 A.
Léa
 C.
Paul
 B.
Thomas
 D.
Hugo
 

 45. 

Which first name is of Arabic origin?
 A.
Fatima
 C.
Moussa
 B.
Lilou
 D.
Virginie
 

 46. 

Common North and West African names are:
 A.
Kevin
 C.
Aïcha
 B.
Khaled
 D.
Nayah
 
 
Culture
Complete each statement.
 

 47. 

With friends and family members, French people prefer to... when greeting one another.
 

 

 48. 

Kissing on the cheek is called “....”
 

 

 49. 

To address a woman, one should use the title “....”
 

 

 50. 

Most French citizens have a national identity card called une... in French.
 

 

 51. 

About... million immigrants live in France.
 

 

 52. 

The largest francophone province of Canada is called....
 

 



 
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