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French 2 Regions mini project

 

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Use the Livebinders link for your research- http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=1712526 – This one has several links to food specialties and general resources on France

 

Information for your slides:

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 French)

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 pique nique, 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. 

Futher resesarch 

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