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French II Spring Semester Exam Review

There will be 87 questions on the exam.

 

Listening-You will need to:

  • Understand whether a conversation is taking place at the supermarket, at a family dinner, at a market, or at a restaurant or café
  • Understand  conversations about food and select the logical completion
  • You will listen for flight information. You will be listening for information about the flight, destination, time, and gate
  • Understand numbers in an everyday context: time, how much things cost, telephone numbers, dates, etc.

Reading- You will need to:

 

  • Understand publication about various restaurants and be able to determine what one would eat at each restaurant as well as the hours of operation of each restaurant.
  • Understand   a brochure from a hotel and understand the main points.
  • Understand vocabulary in context about cars, hotels, and the  airport.  You  should also

be able to label  a car.

 

 

Cultural information you will need to:

 

  • Know the difference between a château fort and a château de le Renaissance
  • Read a description of a château and determine if it is the château of Chambord or Chenonceau
  • Understand cultural information  about  cars, hotels, and French  airports.

French I Spring Semester Exam Review

French I Semester Exam Review

 

Review Outline

There will be 86 questions on the test. You will need to review the vocabulary and cultural information from your packets and from chapter 4-7 of your textbook.

Listening: You will need to:
• Understand prices of various clothing items (you’ll need to know numbers from 1-100)
• Understand the relationships of the members of a family using a family tree


Reading: You will need to:
• Understand directions on a map
• Understand the descriptions of pen pals and select the best match for a pen pal
• Understand the information on an SNCF train ticket
• Understand the information on a weather map (be sure to review weather conditions!)
• Read an article about daily activities of athletes
• Understand the order of dialogue in which someone is asking for directions


Cultural Information : Be sure that you know about the following:
• Trains
• Tours, France
• Chateaux of the Loire Valley
• Québec and the Québecois
• Switzerland

Online help:
http://www.classzone.com for chapter 4,5,6,7

 


French III/AP Semester Exam Review

Semester Exam Review French III/ AP   Spring

Exam Outline

French III

Part 1- Listening comprehension – Understand a telephone answering machine message regarding travel

You must be able to understand the main idea and important details. You should be able to understand words like: tapez, veuillez patienter, numbers, days of the week, etc.

French AP

Part 1- Listening comprehension – Understand touristic information in a conversation between two people

You must be able to understand the main idea and important details.  You should be able to understand numbers, countries, and activities.

French 3/ AP

Part 2- Reading comprehension-

You must be able to understand emails, ads, announcements, and schedules and other aspects of daily life.

You should understand reservation made by fax.

You should be able to read information about a hotel and extract details.

You should be able to read information about a restaurant and extract details.

French III

You should be able to read an article about being an eco-citoyen and answer true/false questions about the article.

French AP

You should be able to read an article about recycling and identify who recycles properly.

French 3/ AP

Part 3- Writing production-

You should be able to give your impressions of a gastronomic menu

French III

You should be able to convince someone in an email about why they travel with you to a certain location.

French AP

You should be able to talk about your ecological habits and those around you and suggest what they should do to be more ecologically conscious.

French III

Online practice- You should practice at levels A1 and A2

http://www.ciel.fr/learn-french/comprehension-exercises.htm

Online practice- You should practice at levels A2 and B1

http://www.ciel.fr/learn-french/comprehension-exercises.htm  


Voyage au Québec

 

Quebec_Photo_Album_Pic

 

 

 

 

Mon Voyage au Québc

 

 Download the document here: 

Download Mon Voyage au Québec

Task: You will create a Powerpoint in which you will talk about your plans to visit Québec . This will be all in French! You will write about:

 

Montréal   3 Things you want to see

 3 things you want to do

3 Places you want to eat

3 Things you want to buy

Québec   3 Things you want to see

 3 things you want to do

3 Places you want to eat

3 Things you want to buy

 

 

Procedure:

Step 1- Do a bit of research of the regions:

Open the Livebinders link. I have copied all of the links here:  

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=1712847

Link 1 http://www.quebecregion.com/fr/quoi-faire/activites-attractions/

Link 2 http://divertissement.vtele.ca/tops/top-10-des-plus-beaux-endroits-a-visiter-au-quebec_65/

Link 3 http://www.bonjourquebec.com/qc-fr/lequebec.html

Links 3 and 4 Montréal 

General information http://www.routard.com/guide/code_dest/montreal.htm

Restaurant information  http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g155032-c20-Montreal_Quebec.html

Links 5 and 6 Québec

General information  http://www.routard.com/guide/code_dest/quebec.htm

Restaurant  information http://www.tripadvisor.fr/Restaurants-g155033-Quebec_City_Quebec.html

 

 

Step 2 Prepare your Powerpoint

Slide 1- Title Slide –Mon Voyage au Québec

Nom

Français I      Classe

Slides 2 5 -À Montréal 

General information http://www.routard.com/guide/code_dest/montreal.htm

Restaurant information  http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g155032-c20-Montreal_Quebec.html

Je vais visiter…

Je vais (activités)

Je vais manger…

Je vais acheter…

 

Slides 6-9 À Québec

General information  http://www.routard.com/guide/code_dest/quebec.htm

Restaurant  information http://www.tripadvisor.fr/Restaurants-g155033-Quebec_City_Quebec.html

Je vais visiter…

Je vais (activités)

Je vais manger…

Je vais acheter

Slide 10, 11  Slides of your choice! In French

Slide 12 Reflection. What did you learn?

Slide 13- Bibliography. 

 

 

Step 3- Turn your draft of your Powerpoint into today's assignment on Edmodo

 

 

The link for the FINAL ASSIGNMENT, May 13 will be posted tomorrow. 


Français III/AP Voyager autrement Jour 2

Citation-rester-c-est-exister-mais-voyager-c-est-vivre-ilovemytrip

 

 

Partir autrement

Téléchargez le ficher ici:   Download Fiche voyager autrement

 

Nom

Date

Partir autrement

 

http://partirautrement.ca/serie/episodes

Choisissez TROIS  épisodes de trois saisons. Remplissez la charte. Pour le commentaire, donnez votre opinion de la vidéo.

 

 

Climat

Mets typiques (3)

Activités (3)

Santé

Transport/International/

Sur Place

Valise (3)

Commentaire vidéo

Saison 1

Nom de pays

Capitale

Population, Religion,

Monnaie

Regime Poliitique

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saison 2

Nom de pays

Capitale

Population, Religion,

Monnaie

Regime Poliitique

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saison 3

Nom de pays

Capitale

Population, Religion,

Monnaie

Regime Poliitique

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saison 4

Nom de pays

Capitale

Population, Religion,

Monnaie

Regime Poliitique

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saison 5

Nom de pays

Capitale

Population, Religion,

Monnaie

Regime Poliitique

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


French II Travel Jour 2

Escaliers à la plage
http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/jaredten/europe_-_2006/1146688200/tpod.html#pbrowser/jaredten/europe_-_2006/1146688200/filename=img_1435.jpg

 

 

Jour 2

 

You will continue working on your mini region project. Remember, you are not copying and pasting blocks of text and your slides should be in French! Merci, Mme Shackelford! Votre wiki est superbe! 

 

Regions of France Checklist- Some of your subjects may need more slides. Please adjust accordingly.

Slide 1-Title slide- Nom, Français II, Classe (period)- Title-  Les régions de France, La Belle France,  or the name of your region. This should be in French!

Slide  2- Short list of three regions of interest (Name of region, major cities and points of interest. This is in English)

Slide 3- Name of region with photos/video links.    Je vais visiter une région qui s’appelle

Slide 4-  Important cities with photos/video links.      Les villes importantes de la région sont

Slide 5-6 What can you do there? Activities with photos/video links. (at least three) Qu’est-ce que tu peux faire dans la région?

Slide -5- Les endroits (at least 3 places  ) à visiter sont:

Slide 6 Tu peux aussi _______________________________________. (faire du ski, faire des promenades, faire une piquenique, acheter (buy) ______________ (etc.- At least 3)

Slide 7-  What are the regional specialties Les spécialités à manger sont:  ( You should have at least three.  Add the pictures and names of special things to eat and drink from your region. You can also add recipes if you wish. )

Slide 8- What are the festivals? Give the name and dates of the festival and include the names of the cities.   Les fêtes (festivals/celebrations) de la région sont ________________________.

Slide 9.- Important people- Add pictures and a brief description in French of why they are important.  You should have at least three people.  Les personnes célèbres/historiques (famous) de la région sont____________________________.

 

Slide 10.  This is the slide of your choice. You may add information about architecture,  hotels, restaurants (check out the Routard site for this)  Les autres choses: _____________________  (anything else that may be important This is in French.)

 

Slide 11- Reflection.- Why did you choose your region? What did you learn about your region?  Add anything else you would like me to know.This will be in English. 

Slide 12- Bibliography- A list of websites and photos used. 

 

Use the information before to help with your research

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=1712526 – This one has several links to food specialities and general resources on France

 

 

 

Les regions de la France – Region assignments and Resources

 

Info to include:

L'histoire-history

La culture-culture

Les villes/les villages fameux-famous cities and villages

Choses à faire: things to do

Les specialités à manger (la gastonomie)-food specialities

Les endroits à visiter-places to visit

Les fêtes-festivals-celebrations

autres choses-other things

 

Good resources for each region are included, below, as well as some regional highlights. In addition, check the page on our wiki on which this assignment sheet is located in order to find some great resources (including pictures) on French sites. (http://madameshackelford.wikispaces.com/Régions+de+France )

 

 

La Bourgogne

Burgundy- regional and tourist guide - <http://about-france.com/regions/burgundy.htm>

Burgundy – Monks and Wine: http://www.francemonthly.com/n/0602/index.php

Les Hospices de Beaune : http://www.francemonthly.com/n/1010/index.php#article1

Guédelon: http://www.francemonthly.com/n/0910/index.php

Visiting Burgundy, France : http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g187105-Burgundy-Vacations.html

Other things to research: City of Dijon and Dijon mustard; Barge trips in Burgundy; Cuisine of Burgundy : Boeuf Bourguignon, escargots, etc etc

 

quelques images

 

 

La Bretagne

La Bretagne-Brittany

La cuisine in Bretagne

La Bretagne

Mont St. Michel

Carnac-Mystères of menhirs et dolmens-big ancient rock formations

Places to research: Mont St. Michel, St. Malo, Quimper, Brest, Carnac, Nantes,Celtic

Other information to research-les menhirs, Asterix, les crêpes et les galettes, Roi Arthur, les festnoz,

Quelques Images

 

 

 

 

La Normandie

La Normandie-(Normandy)

WWII D-Day Landing Beaches

La Normandie

Rouen et Jeanne D'Arc

Giverny et Monet

Places to research: Rouen, Caen, Bayeux, Arromanches, Honfleur, Camembert

Other information to research: William the Conqueror, Bayeux Tapestry, Joan of Arc, camembert cheese, cows of Normandie

Quelques Images

 

 

Les Pays de la Loire

La Loire-The Loire Valley

Les Châteaux de la Loire-The castle of the the Loire Valley

The Loire Valley

Stories from the Loire Châteaux

Places to research: Tours, Chambord, Amboise, Clos Lucé, Chenonceau, Chinon, Ussé, Chartres, Bourges, Orléans

Other information to research: François Ier, Leonardo DaVinci, Joan of Arc, Henri II de France, Diane de Poitiers, Catherine de Medici

Quelques Images

 

 

Les Alpes en France (Rhone-Alpes Province)

Les Alpes en France-The Alps in France

Rhône-Alpes

Skiing in France

Lyon

Chamonix et Mont Blanc

Places to research: Lyon, Grenoble, Anneçy, Chamonix, Mont Blanc, Albertville

Other information to research: La cuisine (cooking and food) in Lyon, Val d'Isère, les olympiques en France(winter Olympics in France), raclette, Tour de France dans les Alpes

Quelques Images

 

 

Alsace

L'Alsace

L'Alsace

Council of Europe

L'Alsace

Strasbourg

Strasbourg

Gastonomy

Storks

Places to research: Colmar, Obernai, Mulhouse, Kaysersberg

Other information to research: Rhine River, history of Alsace (France, Germany, Prussia), Christmas market in Strasbourg, Storks (cignones en Alsace)

Quelques Images

 

 

La Cote d’Azur

La Côte d'Azur-The French Riviera

Les Plus Belles Plages dans La CIote d'Azur-The Most Beautiful Beaches on the French Riviera

La Côte d'Azur

Nice

Cannes

Monaco

Places to research: Nice, Menton, Antibes, Cannes, Monaco, Grasse

Other information to research: Picasso en France, International Film Festival in Cannes, Monte Carlo car race

Quelques Images

 

 

La Provence/Languedoc-Roussillon

La Provence-a very old part of France in the southeast with Roman ruins, artists,etc.

Le Pont du Gard-Roman ruins

La Camargue

French bullfighting (see course camarguaise and course landaise from Mme. Shackelford’s “tauromachie” wiki page)

Lavandre

Places to research: Marseilles, Arles, Nimes, Avignon, La Camargue, Saintes Maries de la Mer, Aix-en-Provence

Other information to research: Van Gogh, Roman ruins, Carmen Opera, le Petit Colorado en France, herbes de Provence, olive oil (huile d'olive), bouillabaisse, Le Mistral, lavender

Picasso's Provence

Quelques Images

 

 

Southwest France (Midi Pyrennees/Aquitaine)

Some good links for southwest France: http://www.francemonthly.com/area/south.php

http://www.touradour.com/history/basque.htm

Find info about:

Le Perigord - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Périgord

Pay Basque - http://www.francemonthly.com/n/0605/index.php

Pays Basque -http://www.francemonthly.com/n/0205/index.php

Toulouse - http://www.uk.toulouse-tourisme.com/accueil/index_en.php

Bordeaux

Bordeaux wines/vineyards

Sarlat - http://www.francemonthly.com/n/0808/index.php

Cuisine: cassoulet, foie gras, Truffes (truffles)

quelques images

 

 

 

 

Poitou-Charentes Region (Western France)

http://about-france.com/regions/poitou-charente.htm

 

http://www.french-at-a-touch.com/French_Regions/Poitou-Charantes/poitou-charentes_20.htm

 

cities: La Rochelle, Poitiers, Angoulème; also le Marias Poitevin and Ile de Ré (famous offshore resort island: http://www.nytimes.com/1994/05/01/travel/on-ile-de-re-a-luminous-seascape.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm

 

Research the Futuroscope (A future-based theme park, famous for its variety of high-tech cinemas including IMAX and 3D) : http://www.futuroscope.com/?xtor=AL-999

Cuisine : Pineau des charentes (a liquor) ;oysters, mussels; cheese http://www.french-property.com/regions/poitou_charentes/food-gastronomy/

Quelques images: http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1024&bih=633&q=Auvergne&gbv=2&oq=Auvergne&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1207l2757l0l3020l8l7l0l1l1l0l191l770l3.3l6l0#hl=en&gbv=2&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=poitou+charentes&pbx=1&oq=poitou+charentes&aq=f&aqi=g2&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=55968l60928l0l61253l18l18l1l12l13l0l201l758l1.3.1l5l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=af3171579b64a66f&biw=1024&bih=633

 

Auvergne

http://gitelink.com/auvergne/

great, unspoiled natural territory

cities: Le Puy , Clermont Ferrand

volcanoes: http://www.summitpost.org/volcans-d-auvergne/226305

Michelin tires, lace,

Vulcania theme park: http://www.vulcania.com/en.html

Cuisine: cheeses, wine, pork, etc: http://us.franceguide.com/Discover-the-cuisine-of-Auvergne.html?NodeID=1&EditoID=181717

Quelques images: <http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1024&bih=633&q=Auvergne&gbv=2&oq=Auvergne&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1207l2757l0l3020l8l7l0l1l1l0l191l770l3.3l6l0>

 

 

Limousin

http://www.discoverfrance.net/France/Provinces/Limousin.shtml

http://us.franceguide.com/destinations/france/regions/limousin/home.html?nodeID=160

Limoges porcelain, cattle, Aubusson tapestries, St Etienne cathedral, natural parks, home of Renoir (the artist), unspoiled countryside

Gastronomy: http://www.french-property.com/regions/limousin/food-gastronomy/

Quelques images: http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1152&bih=613&q=limousin&gbv=2&oq=limousin&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1323l2651l0l3346l8l8l0l3l3l0l232l752l0.4.1l5l0

And for Limoges porcelaine: http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1152&bih=613&q=limousin&gbv=2&oq=limousin&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1323l2651l0l3346l8l8l0l3l3l0l232l752l0.4.1l5l0#hl=en&gbv=2&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=limoges&pbx=1&oq=limoges&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=62537l65144l0l65406l9l9l1l1l1l2l262l1336l0.3.4l7l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=56d7531a3e2ca0b1&biw=1152&bih=613

 

 

La Corse (Corsica)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corsica

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/france/corsica

http://www.visit-corsica.com/en

http://www.catherine-meissner.org/france.htm#corse

gastronomie: http://www.aftouch-cuisine.com/gastronomy/cation spotorsica-r8.htm

and: http://www.corsica-isula.com/gastronomy.htm

vacation spot; history and language are important associations with this region

quelques images: http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1152&bih=635&q=corsica&gbv=2&oq=corsica&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1493l2799l0l3211l7l7l0l1l1l0l176l852l1.5l6l0


French IIIAP Voyager autrement

Voyager autremont

 

 

Tourisme Durable

 

You will complete the following activities and upload to Edmodo.

 You can download this form and type your answers below. 

Download What is écotourism

What is  écotourism?  Tourisme durable? Explain in English.  http://www.voyagespourlaplanete.com/definitions-du-tourisme-responsable-durable-etc/

 

What are the responsibilities of an écotourist? Read the document below and in English, name the three most important tenants of being an écotourist .

http://www.arvel-voyages.com/voyages/Notre-charte.asp

 

Biodiversity in France Outre mer- Read the Green passport and list three territories you would like to visit and what you would like to see there. http://www.outre-mer.gouv.fr/IMG/pdf/Passeport_Biodiv-EN-complet-v3.pdf

 

 

Pick a destination from  Voyages pour Notre Planète http://www.voyagespourlaplanete.com/.  You will complete this in French.

  • Give the name of the tour
  • The highlights of the tour
  • Take a screenshot of the location
  • Give Information  about the price. 

French I Travel Jour 1

8.1400533941.crossing-to-quebec

http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/schwanman/8/1400533941/tpod.html#pbrowser/schwanman/8/1400533941/filename=crossing-to-quebec.jpg 

 

WEBQUEST

This webquest has been modified from the webquest from 

http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/HodgesSpring2005/BeccaNichole/index.html

 

 

Open a Word document so that you can type your responses.

Step 1-  Read the mission from the first page. http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/HodgesSpring2005/BeccaNichole/index.html

 

Step 2-  Open the resources:

http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/HodgesSpring2005/BeccaNichole/resources.html

and 

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/1682628?tabid=a7833113-5717-46a5-abd2-0776d8af7681

 

Step 3- Complete the Webquest. You will turn this into Edmodo.

 

 

First thing's first.  You'll need to scope out the area, to discover general aspects of Québec's history, geography, etc.
[Hint:  Use your resource page to find the information.  Once you find the information, type it out and save it as a MSWord document- which you will email to me later.]

1.  What is the population of Québec?
2.  What is the primary language spoken?
3.  What is the capital of Québec?
4.  What is the largest city?

1.  Where is Québec located?
2.  What areas border Québec (from north, south, east and west)?
3.  What people populated Québec when Jacques Cartier arrived?
4.  Who is Jacques Cartier?
5.  When did Québec (New France) become a royal province of France?
6.  What is the purpose of the Québec Act?

7.  What is the motto of Québec?
8.  What is the floral emblem of Québec?
9.  What is Québec’s national holiday?

Next, find out some practical information you can use when you visit, you know- as a tourist.

10.  What type of money (legal tender) is used in Québec?
11.  List the nine (9) legal holidays.
12.  Do the Québécois celebrate Thanksgiving?  If so, is it on the same day as ours?
13.  Who, in 1763, granted to "His Royal Majesty, the sole ownership of Canada and its dependencies?"

And finally, check out the fun, sometimes rowdy side of Québec- it's firing up!

14.  What  French holiday does the Carnival celebrate?
15.  When is the Carnival usually held- during which months?
16.  When was the first edition of the Québec Winter Carnival held?
17.  List three (3) traditions of the Québec Carnival.
18.  List and describe three (3) events/activities that were held in this year's Carnival. What are the Carnival dates fro 2016? 
19.  Who is Bonhomme?  What kind of creature is he?
20.  Go the to the Village des Sports Aquatic park http://www.valcartier.com/fr/parc-aquatique/ . How much does it cost? Which rides would you like to go on? Write this in French and make a screenshot of the rides.

21. Go the Village des   Sports Winter Park. http://www.valcartier.com/fr/glissades-hiver/ How much does it cost? Which rides would you like to go on? Write this in French and make a screenshot of the rides.

22.  Go to the first time visitors to Québec site http://www.quebecregion.com/en/what-to-do/activities-attractions/must-see-attractions/.   Make a list of at least five things you would like to visit.

Turn into Edmodo when you are finished! 


 

French II Travel Jour I

 

3.1406402532.flowers-enhance-the-view
http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/ptpattys_places/3/1406402532/tpod.html#pbrowser/ptpattys_places/3/1406402532/filename=flowers-enhance-the-view.jpg
 
 
 

Regions of France Mini Project

Merci Mme Shackelford et Mme Decker for your resources !

  Download Regions of France Mini Project

Task: You will be researching a region of France to visit and prepare a powerpoint presentation in French

 

 

Step 1 Preliminary research

Start here by researching which regions you would like to visit

http://www.thefrenchcorner.net/2007/07/france-travel-center.html

 

Region 1

Cities

Points of interest

 

Region 2

Cities

Points of interest

 

Region 3

Cities

Points of interest

 

Step 2- Research your region

After you have  narrowed down your search, you will use the following information to  plan your project

 

 

Les regions de la France – Region assignments and Resources

 

Info to include in your Powerpoint

Title slide with your name and class period

A slide with your preliminary research

Slides with the following information for ONE region. This should be in French! 

A reflection in English of what you learned

Bibliography

12 slides total

L'histoire-history

La culture-culture

Les villes/les villages fameux-famous cities and villages

Choses à faire: things to do

Les specialités à manger (la gastonomie)-food specialities

Les endroits à visiter-places to visit

Les fêtes-festivals-celebrations

autres choses-other things

 

 

Find the following information and include pictures and/or videos when possible.

 

 

1.Je vais visiter une région qui s’appelle _____________________________________________.

 

 

2.Les villes importantes de la région sont _____________________________________________.

 

 

3.Qu’est-ce que tu peux faire dans la région?

 

- Les endroits (places ) à visiter sont:

 

- Tu peux aussi _______________________________________. (faire du ski, faire des promenades, faire une piqnique, acheter (buy) ______________ (etc.)

 

 

4.Les spécialités à manger sont: (give the pictures and names of special thigns to eat and drink from your region)

 

 

5.  Les fêtes (festivals/celebrations) de la région sont ________________________.

 

 

6. Les personnes célèbres/historiques (famous) de la région sont____________________________.

 

Good resources for each region are included, below, as well as some regional highlights. In addition, check the page on our wiki on which this assignment sheet is located in order to find some great resources (including pictures) on French sites. (http://madameshackelford.wikispaces.com/Régions+de+France )

 

 

La Bourgogne

Burgundy- regional and tourist guide - <http://about-france.com/regions/burgundy.htm>

Burgundy – Monks and Wine: http://www.francemonthly.com/n/0602/index.php

Les Hospices de Beaune : http://www.francemonthly.com/n/1010/index.php#article1

Guédelon: http://www.francemonthly.com/n/0910/index.php

Visiting Burgundy, France : http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g187105-Burgundy-Vacations.html

Other things to research: City of Dijon and Dijon mustard; Barge trips in Burgundy; Cuisine of Burgundy : Boeuf Bourguignon, escargots, etc etc

 

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La Bretagne

La Bretagne-Brittany

La cuisine in Bretagne

La Bretagne

Mont St. Michel

Carnac-Mystères of menhirs et dolmens-big ancient rock formations

Places to research: Mont St. Michel, St. Malo, Quimper, Brest, Carnac, Nantes,Celtic

Other information to research-les menhirs, Asterix, les crêpes et les galettes, Roi Arthur, les festnoz,

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La Normandie

La Normandie-(Normandy)

WWII D-Day Landing Beaches

La Normandie

Rouen et Jeanne D'Arc

Giverny et Monet

Places to research: Rouen, Caen, Bayeux, Arromanches, Honfleur, Camembert

Other information to research: William the Conqueror, Bayeux Tapestry, Joan of Arc, camembert cheese, cows of Normandie

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Les Pays de la Loire

La Loire-The Loire Valley

Les Châteaux de la Loire-The castle of the the Loire Valley

The Loire Valley

Stories from the Loire Châteaux

Places to research: Tours, Chambord, Amboise, Clos Lucé, Chenonceau, Chinon, Ussé, Chartres, Bourges, Orléans

Other information to research: François Ier, Leonardo DaVinci, Joan of Arc, Henri II de France, Diane de Poitiers, Catherine de Medici

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Les Alpes en France (Rhone-Alpes Province)

Les Alpes en France-The Alps in France

Rhône-Alpes

Skiing in France

Lyon

Chamonix et Mont Blanc

Places to research: Lyon, Grenoble, Anneçy, Chamonix, Mont Blanc, Albertville

Other information to research: La cuisine (cooking and food) in Lyon, Val d'Isère, les olympiques en France(winter Olympics in France), raclette, Tour de France dans les Alpes

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Alsace

L'Alsace

L'Alsace

Council of Europe

L'Alsace

Strasbourg

Strasbourg

Gastonomy

Storks

Places to research: Colmar, Obernai, Mulhouse, Kaysersberg

Other information to research: Rhine River, history of Alsace (France, Germany, Prussia), Christmas market in Strasbourg, Storks (cignones en Alsace)

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La Cote d’Azur

La Côte d'Azur-The French Riviera

Les Plus Belles Plages dans La CIote d'Azur-The Most Beautiful Beaches on the French Riviera

La Côte d'Azur

Nice

Cannes

Monaco

Places to research: Nice, Menton, Antibes, Cannes, Monaco, Grasse

Other information to research: Picasso en France, International Film Festival in Cannes, Monte Carlo car race

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La Provence/Languedoc-Roussillon

La Provence-a very old part of France in the southeast with Roman ruins, artists,etc.

Le Pont du Gard-Roman ruins

La Camargue

French bullfighting (see course camarguaise and course landaise from Mme. Shackelford’s “tauromachie” wiki page)

Lavandre

Places to research: Marseilles, Arles, Nimes, Avignon, La Camargue, Saintes Maries de la Mer, Aix-en-Provence

Other information to research: Van Gogh, Roman ruins, Carmen Opera, le Petit Colorado en France, herbes de Provence, olive oil (huile d'olive), bouillabaisse, Le Mistral, lavender

Picasso's Provence

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Southwest France (Midi Pyrennees/Aquitaine)

Some good links for southwest France: http://www.francemonthly.com/area/south.php

http://www.touradour.com/history/basque.htm

Find info about:

Le Perigord - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Périgord

Pay Basque - http://www.francemonthly.com/n/0605/index.php

Pays Basque -http://www.francemonthly.com/n/0205/index.php

Toulouse - http://www.uk.toulouse-tourisme.com/accueil/index_en.php

Bordeaux

Bordeaux wines/vineyards

Sarlat - http://www.francemonthly.com/n/0808/index.php

Cuisine: cassoulet, foie gras, Truffes (truffles)

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Poitou-Charentes Region (Western France)

http://about-france.com/regions/poitou-charente.htm

 

http://www.french-at-a-touch.com/French_Regions/Poitou-Charantes/poitou-charentes_20.htm

 

cities: La Rochelle, Poitiers, Angoulème; also le Marias Poitevin and Ile de Ré (famous offshore resort island: http://www.nytimes.com/1994/05/01/travel/on-ile-de-re-a-luminous-seascape.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm

 

Research the Futuroscope (A future-based theme park, famous for its variety of high-tech cinemas including IMAX and 3D) : http://www.futuroscope.com/?xtor=AL-999

Cuisine : Pineau des charentes (a liquor) ;oysters, mussels; cheese http://www.french-property.com/regions/poitou_charentes/food-gastronomy/

Quelques images: http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1024&bih=633&q=Auvergne&gbv=2&oq=Auvergne&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1207l2757l0l3020l8l7l0l1l1l0l191l770l3.3l6l0#hl=en&gbv=2&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=poitou+charentes&pbx=1&oq=poitou+charentes&aq=f&aqi=g2&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=55968l60928l0l61253l18l18l1l12l13l0l201l758l1.3.1l5l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=af3171579b64a66f&biw=1024&bih=633

 

Auvergne

http://gitelink.com/auvergne/

great, unspoiled natural territory

cities: Le Puy , Clermont Ferrand

volcanoes: http://www.summitpost.org/volcans-d-auvergne/226305

Michelin tires, lace,

Vulcania theme park: http://www.vulcania.com/en.html

Cuisine: cheeses, wine, pork, etc: http://us.franceguide.com/Discover-the-cuisine-of-Auvergne.html?NodeID=1&EditoID=181717

Quelques images: <http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1024&bih=633&q=Auvergne&gbv=2&oq=Auvergne&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1207l2757l0l3020l8l7l0l1l1l0l191l770l3.3l6l0>

 

 

Limousin

http://www.discoverfrance.net/France/Provinces/Limousin.shtml

http://us.franceguide.com/destinations/france/regions/limousin/home.html?nodeID=160

Limoges porcelain, cattle, Aubusson tapestries, St Etienne cathedral, natural parks, home of Renoir (the artist), unspoiled countryside

Gastronomy: http://www.french-property.com/regions/limousin/food-gastronomy/

Quelques images: http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1152&bih=613&q=limousin&gbv=2&oq=limousin&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1323l2651l0l3346l8l8l0l3l3l0l232l752l0.4.1l5l0

And for Limoges porcelaine: http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1152&bih=613&q=limousin&gbv=2&oq=limousin&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1323l2651l0l3346l8l8l0l3l3l0l232l752l0.4.1l5l0#hl=en&gbv=2&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=limoges&pbx=1&oq=limoges&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=62537l65144l0l65406l9l9l1l1l1l2l262l1336l0.3.4l7l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=56d7531a3e2ca0b1&biw=1152&bih=613

 

 

La Corse (Corsica)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corsica

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/france/corsica

http://www.visit-corsica.com/en

http://www.catherine-meissner.org/france.htm#corse

gastronomie: http://www.aftouch-cuisine.com/gastronomy/cation spotorsica-r8.htm

and: http://www.corsica-isula.com/gastronomy.htm

vacation spot; history and language are important associations with this region

quelques images: http://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1152&bih=635&q=corsica&gbv=2&oq=corsica&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1493l2799l0l3211l7l7l0l1l1l0l176l852l1.5l6l0