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Proper Protocol for Meeting and Greeting Others in France

When making a connection in France, the initial greeting is important. Hear common French greetings and find out what’s appropriate when meeting and greeting others.

Avoid social gaffes when meeting and greeting individuals in France. The French most definitely take note of the initial greeting. Following an opening “hello,” the French are likely to extend a polite greeting that inquires about a person’s well-being. A gracious reply is warranted, but there's no need to respond with intimate details about your personal life. Learn more about common French greetings and what's expected.