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Guerif, Francois – Francais dans le Monde, 1984
A survey of French detective films since 1908 looks at how French and other detective novels have inspired a film genre, from the original serial through classic suspense, thriller, the crime novel, and comedy to the political and metaphysical. (MSE)
Descriptors: Fiction, Film Study, Foreign Language Films, French
Gonzales, Tony, Ed.; O'Connor, Roger, Ed. – 1983
A listing of San Francisco area cultural resources and opportunities of use to foreign language teachers is presented. Included are the following: museums and galleries, schools, art sources, churches, clubs, cultural centers and organizations, publications and publishing companies, restaurants, food stores and markets, travel and tourism,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Chinese, Cultural Activities, Cultural Education
Kristeva, Julia, Ed.; And Others – 1971
This collection, representing the fruits of recent international work, consists of reprints of articles from the 1967 and 1968 issues of the journal "Social Science Information." It brings together a variety of studies by semioticians of both East and West--treatments of theoretical and methodological issues of modern semiotics, semiotic analysis…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Bibliographies, Discourse Analysis, Films
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Devonish, Hubert – Caribbean Journal of Education, 1984
As a result of anticolonial movements in the Caribbean, Creole languages are becoming major languages of communication. Language planning has begun to focus on them. These languages must be taught to non-native speakers who want to participate fully in Caribbean culture. This is clearly demonstrated in the area of cinema. (VM)
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, Educational Policy, English, Foreign Countries
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Bloom, Michelle E. – ADFL Bulletin, 1995
Discusses the use of early silent films in second-language classrooms, focusing on the experiences of one instructor in using early French silents in elementary and intermediate French courses. Sample lesson plans and information on the availability of French silents are also provided. (Contains 17 references.) (MDM)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Foreign Language Films, Higher Education, Language Skills
Fraigneau, Andre, Ed. – 1972
This book is the text of an interview with the French film-maker, Jean Cocteau. It is the corrected edition, with a new introduction by George Amberg, of the English translation of the early 1950 conversation in French. Cocteau discusses the aesthetics, creative aspects, and production processes of his own films and films in general. His approach…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Audiovisual Communications, Auteurism, Creative Activities
Goulet, Marie-Josee, Ed. – 2001
Papers on language research in this volume include the following: "Temporalite en francais de France. Differences dans la conceptualisation du temps et son expression dans un texte narratif oral" ("Differences in the Conceptualization of Time and Its Expression in Oral Narratives") (Natalia Dankova); "La traduction des…
Descriptors: Chinese, Dictionaries, Esperanto, Foreign Countries
Cetinsoy, Melih – 1983
Four years of activities (1978-82) of Hajitkoum (Migrant Cultural Action Group), a predominantly Moroccan multicultural group of young immigrants based in a suburb of Brussels, are described. The group has the ultimate goal of providing the immigrant community with cadres, drawn from its young generations, who will be able to take on political and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Arabic, Case Studies, Code Switching (Language)
Lancien, Thierry – Francais dans le Monde, 1988
Describes an approach to French literature that looks at the process of making a novel into a film. The technique focuses on comparisons of composition, characters, and language. (MSE)
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Film Study, Foreign Language Films, French
Vever, Daniel; And Others – Francais dans le Monde, 1991
Four class activities for French language instruction are described, including a crossword puzzle exercise emphasizing French culture, use of films for developing a variety of language skills, techniques for helping students discuss others' ideas, and an exercise promoting discussion through photographs of older adults engaged in various…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Education, Films
Raby, Rosalind Latiner, Ed. – 1991
In 1986, the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) approved a revised mission statement affirming the importance of multicultural, international, and intercultural collegiate experiences that foster individual and group understanding. LACCD's International Curriculum Project seeks to promote and support the development of classes in…
Descriptors: Catalogs, Community Colleges, Course Content, Course Descriptions
Wilkins, Wynona H.; Boswau, Herbert H. – 1982
Curricula for interdisciplinary courses that enable second language classes to employ the arts are proposed. At the University of North Dakota, mini-courses provide one-semester credit and are given for 2 hours 1 day a week over a period of 8 weeks. Some of the courses are cross-listed with other departments. Two of these courses, Joan of Arc and…
Descriptors: Biographies, College Credits, College Curriculum, Cultural Background
Esteve, Michel – Francais dans le Monde, 1980
It is proposed that film has become a mirror of French society and of social change in France since 1968. It reflects changes in life-style, evolution of morals, fluctuations in fashion, and changes in urban and rural landscapes. However, it rarely questions society seriously. (MSE)
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Cultural Images, Cultural Influences, Films
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Viswanathan, Jacqueline – French Review, 1990
An approach that introduces a Quebec film into a college-level course for advanced students of French is described. The technique addresses three aspects of the film: organization; the significance of certain film-making processes; and cultural and social aspects of the film as they relate to Quebecoise culture. (MSE)
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Education, Film Study
Moget, Th.; Ferenczi, V. – Francais dans le Monde, 1972
Descriptors: Charts, Cultural Context, Film Production, Film Study
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