6. During the training, the physiotherapistaskedthose in the matchedcondition to matchtheirpartners’ posture: to _____ theirpartners’
movements and posturalchanges by mirroringwhattheirpartners did withtheirtorso.
(A)ascribe (B)lounge (C)reciprocate (D)upbraid
What is acceptable at homedoesn’t necessarilyapply in othercountries. Here are fourdistinctivecustoms for you to
use as a passport to new experiences and friendships.
(1) Be carefulwhenpresentingflowers to a friend or businessassociate in Russia. Yellowflowerssignifydeceit or a
relationshipbreak-up. Skip red carnations, too. Traditionally, red carnations are placed on the graves of the dead, or are
offered to surviving war veterans.
(2) Who needs a watch? Here’s one placewherebeingearly or on time is viewed as beingrude. In Venezuela if you
are invitedover to someone’s home for a meal, it’s recommendedthat you arrive 10 to 15 minuteslaterthan the requestedtime. Early or punctualguests are viewed as being too eager, evengreedy.
(3) In Bolivia, it’s rude to discussbusinessduring a socialoccasionsuch as a wedding, or a dinnerparty. The diningexperience is meant to enrichpersonalrelationships, not to makedeals. If you’re attending a businesslunch or dinner,
waituntilyourhostbrings up the subject of workbeforedivinginto the topic. YourBoliviancounterpartwillwant to chataboutfamilybeforetacklingbusinessissues.
(4) Whendoingbusiness in Turkey, it’s the custom for yourhost to pay for yourmeal. Requests to split the billwill
be viewed as a politegesture, but won’t be accepted. If you wouldlike to pay yourfairshare, Turksrecommendinvitingyourhost to a follow-up meal. At thattime, you can reciprocate and extend the samecourtesiesthatwereoffered to you. 【題組】49 Which of the followingwordsfrom the passage is closest in meaning to the word “reciprocate”?
(A)Return. (B)Request. (C)Refuse. (D)Remember.
38 Tariffreduction is an effectivemeans to reciprocateamongtradingpartners, but often in conflictswith the
domesticinterests. Countriesalsohave to determine ________, beyondwhichtariffreductioncouldcausedamages
(A)validviewpoints (B)perilpoints (C)tippingpoint (D)basispoint