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<p>Greetings around the world</p> <p>Greetings around the worldBy:monica</p> <p>IntroductionIn some country people use handshake and hug to greet other. There was people that greet other by waving hands. This greeting are famous in most of country. Do you want to know more? You can see inside.</p> <p>Compare and contrast chartIndonesiasimilaritiesUSASaying good morning and good nightSaying hello, hi and heySaying whats up, Smiling or sometimes waving hand.Handshake to someone newHugging people when they met.It is very common in US that if you see a person in the eye (if your looks connect with other person) when you are walking down the street or anywhere in a building, to say a friendly phrase, Hi ! How are you doing ?You may say Hi and then nod the head down.Few other ways to greet people in USA : Hey ! Whats up ? or Whats up man ?This is a very common to say Whats up ?.</p> <p>IndonesiasimilaritiesKoreaSmiling or waving handHandshaking to other personBowing at the same time Hi-5 to another person if they metUsing two hands when shaking handWhen being introduced to a Korean person for the first time, it is custom to shake their hand and bow at the same time.The right hand is always used to shake with, while the left hand either helps the right hand or touches the right arm near the elbow.Using two hands when shaking hands, giving a glass of water or receiving something from another person shows respect.</p> <p>IndonesiaSimilarities FrenchSometimes in Indonesia we greet someone by saying how are youSaying hi, hello, and good morningFrench greeting is bounjour it means helloCalling peoples name like bu or mbafor girl and mas or pak for boyWhen greeting in the evening (around 6 pm) said bonsoirSalut meaning hiYou should always greet people by saying one of the above. In some countries, it's acceptable to greet a salesclerk, for example, with just a smile, but not in France - always start out with a polite bonjour . Even when entering a waiting room or boarding a bus, the French will mutter bonjour as a general greeting to everyone within earshot. Many French people also kiss both of the person they're greeting's cheeks. It's considered normal and polite to do, even when they're the same gender.</p> <p>IndonesiaSimilarities AustraliaSaying hi, hello and sometimes smile to otherHi and a handshakeClose friend are allowed to hug and kiss lightly on the right cheekWaving hand from far distanceAustralian greeting The most popular greeting used in Australia is G'day Mate! which means good day friend. Also... How ya goin' is another one plus all the usual ones like just plain hello and hi - which are much more commonly used! If you're not Australian it's best not to use the peculiarly Australian ones as it doesn't sound quite right! </p> <p>Indonesia similaritiesUnited KingdomGood morning, good night and goodbye Hi, hello and how are youThe handshake is common for greeting among the British people.Waving handPeople in UK usually do a formal greeting like how are youShake hands with everyone present -- men, women, and children -- at business and social meetings. Shake hands again when leaving. Handshakes are light -- not firm. . Women should extend their hand to men first. While shaking hands, people in Britain will ask, "How do you do?"A handshake is the most common form of greeting among the English and British people and is customary when you are introduced to somebody new. However we rarely shake hands when parting.It is only when you meet friends, whom you haven't seen for a long time, that you would kiss the cheek of the opposite sex. In Britain one kiss is generally enough.</p> <p>How to respect In Korea, bowing is used to show respect. By lowering our head below the person we are bowing to, were showing that the person is higher than us.We must not make fun at other peoples greeting culture.We should appreciate their culture.</p> <p>My family culture I usually met my old friend or my family by saying hi and I wave my hand from far distance. I can hug my friend with the same gender. Kissing both cheeks are only for family not for friend.( kissing are also acceptable greetings). I can smile to my friend and family if we met.</p> <p>resourcesWoodlands-junior.kent.sch.ukwww.heartofavagab.com</p>