ERIC Number: ED371570
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Living in France. A Brief Introduction or Review of the Culture and Language of France for Visitors, Students and Business Travelers. Third revised Edition.
Hawkinson, Anni; Moran, Patrick R.
The guide offers practical information on various aspects of daily living in France, including: money; food; restaurants; hotels; postal and telecommunications services; transportation; shopping; health and medical care; safety and security; tipping; electricity; measurement and clothing size conversions; greetings and leave-takings; names, titles, and forms of address; conversational topics and style; invitations; privacy; personal appearance; time; meals; family life; daily life; leisure activities; cafes; and national pride. Suggestions for appropriate behavior and expectations are offered. It also includes basic information about France: a historical sketch; maps; geography and people; government; economy; education; religion; and art. A final chapter addresses use of the French language, and includes basic grammar facts and some useful expressions. A brief bibliography lists additional books about France. (MSE)
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Family Life, Foreign Countries, Geography, Grammar, Information Sources, Interpersonal Communication, Language Role, Leisure Time, Recreational Activities, Second Languages, Sociocultural Patterns, Time, Travel
Pro Lingua Associates, 15 Elm St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 ($4.50; large quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Community
Authoring Institution: Experiment in International Living, Brattleboro, VT.
Identifiers - Location: France