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C’est à toi! 2
Unité 1 – Les fêtes
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Les fêtes dans le monde
francophone
1. To whom do French-speaking adults
offer New Year’s Gifts?
 They offer New Year’s gifts to children
and to people who have performed
services for them during the year.
2. Do French people send holiday greeting
cards before Christmas?
 No, they send holiday greeting cards in
January.
Les fêtes dans le monde
francophone
3. What determines who becomes the king
or queen of the January 6 celebration?
 Whoever finds the object baked inside la
galette becomes king or queen of the
January 6 celebration.
4. Where do French speakers observe le
Carnaval?
 French speakers observe le Carnaval in
Quebec City, New Orléans, Haïti and
Martinique.
Les fêtes dans le monde
francophone
5. There is no Easter Bunny in France.
According to tradition, where do Easter
treats come from?
 Easter treats are brought back from Rome
by the church bells.
6. What do French students put on their
friends’ backs on April 1?
 French students put paper fish on their
friends’ backs on April 1.
Les fêtes dans le monde
francophone
7. What sports competition is one of the
highlights of the July celebration on
the island of Tahiti?
 A canoe race is one of the highlights of
the July celebration on the island of
Tahiti.
8. What do the French observe on
November 11?
 November 11 marks the end of World
War I.
Les fêtes dans le monde
francophone
9. What is a traditional Christmas Eve
meal in France?
 A traditional Christmas Eve meal in
France consists of goose or turkey stuffed
with chestnuts and une bûche de Noël for
dessert.
10. What do French children hope that le
père Noël will fill?
 French children hope that le père Noël
will fill their shoes.
Les fêtes dans le monde
francophone
11.During the Christmas season, what do
the white lights on trees, streets and
stores symbolize?
 During the Christmas season, the white
lights on trees, streets and stores
symbolize the winter solstice and the start
of longer days.

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