LINKS  OF  INTEREST 

 

http://www.jabo-net.com/heure.html   Time and Temperature around the world !

                 http://college.cengage.com/languages/french/valette/contacts/7e/students/index.html  Link that accompanies CONTACTS                   

http://lci.tf1.fr/monde/amerique/2010-01/deux-francais-victimes-du-seisme-a-haiti-5636950.html     HAITI

 

 

PROFIL DU PROFESSEUR :

Famille: du nord-est des USA ( Boston + Rhode Island)See pictures                                                                                  neveu, niece

 

Formation:    Université de Georgie B.A. ;  Université de Californie, M.A.

Artistes préférés:    Manet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CezOVt_72l0  Chanson francaise que j'aime beaucoup

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIIazPs2RyU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUsZ8Wg-d-8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-fIroypwsI   Chanson américaine que j'aime beaucoup   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Charles

 

Un tres bon livre que je recommande:  THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch  (in English)

Other songs found below

                      WHY STUDY FRENCH ?  See this little video with subtitles

http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/france-priorities_1/francophony-french-language_1113/french-language_1934/french-language-in-the-world_3441/why-learn-french_10849.html

 http://french.france.usembassy.gov/a-z-jumelage.html     Sister cities ~Villes jumelles(France/Amerique)

 

Recette !  gazpacho!

 http://www.elise.com/recipes/archives/000603gazpacho.php

I left out the chives and sugar.  I used V-8 juice instead of tomato juice.  We shook in a few extra

times with the tabasco and worcestershire and it was DELICIEUX !

 

 

Clips, interviews, music, etc.

  http://zachary-jones.com/french/

*Common French expressions

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/cool/interjections_flash.shtml   Listen at bbc site

*Conjugate a verb FAST !

http://www.verbix.com/languages/french.shtml    To conjugate any verb in every tense FAST !

* Accent marks

using ALT + side keypad (see ECRIRE en francais on lefthand sidebar to copy off codes)  (This way , you are able to do accents in powerpoint and in i College.)

http://vclass.mtsac.edu:910/french2/

 

http://www.tv5.org/TV5Site/lf/merci_professeur.php?id=4230&id_cat=   History of  < accent circonflex > (attention!  En français!)

    *  Dictionnaire

http://www.wordreference.com/    Good dictionary just to look up a words, not to translate homework !

http://www.linternaute.com/dictionnaire/fr/definition/creve-la-faim/  Look up any word in RECHERCHE

http://www.linternaute.com/dictionnaire/fr/definition/choquer/

http://www.lexilogos.com/anglais_langue_dictionnaires.htm   For etymology (origin of words )  etc.

 http://www.lexilogos.com/francais_langue_dictionnaires.htm

 http://www.forvo.com    Put in a word to hear the pronunciation at this site

http://dictionnaire.reverso.net/francais-anglais/film%20d'amour

   *Chansons  ( Songs in French )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEgdt5iP5Ho&feature=related   Yannick Noah JE SUIS TOMBE (reggae -ish) p.c.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGRQd64m_bA   Calogero chante C'EST DIT    articles indefinis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ds0RXMxMpBU   SONG Toi + Moi (see words also)   stress pronouns

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5J8wzpTzrk   Words to video TOI PLUS MOI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTMwijuWuko   Je ne sais pas de Jacques Brel       "Je ne sais pas" expression

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_FUZmPCpNI&feature=related      "Une sorte d'église "  by DARAN

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mw1axTxbV5A   "Aquarium"  A different sound by DARAN, a little more Huey Lewis like....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wmy1OFHk13s    "Dormir dehors"  by DARAN  (rock)

http://platea.pntic.mec.es/~cvera/hotpot/amants.htm    classic Jacques BREL  "Song of Old Loves/Lovers" ~ a tender love song

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PksxtAvql1A&feature=related   DOUBLE MISE de Willy Denzey (song from High School Musical) mais en francais

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WxLl5H-tFg&feature=related   From LES CHORISTES

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6FVlfOgTo8    Les Rita Mitsouko   MARCIA BAILA

http://www.paroles-chanson.org/Nom.Chanteur/Faudel.htm   Faudel   MON PAYS  (words below video + futur, conditionnel)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5TvyhNjOiI    Faudel  IL Y A

http://www.lepointdufle.net/ressources_fle/lecafe_oldelaf.htm   Song to sing fast for pronunciation (about coffee)

http://cielro.wordpress.com/2007/03/25/le-passe-compose-et-la-chanson/    Tu m'as promis video and song

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zw_gEpGqnqQ&feature=PlayList&p=E614427B8FF60105&index=10&playnext=4&playnext_from=PL  Elton John and Pavarotti

http://platea.pntic.mec.es/~cvera/hotpot/berry_demain.htm    er verbs  ~nice song by BERRY

http://platea.pntic.mec.es/~cvera/hotpot/les_cornichons.htm  Les cornichons !

http://www.iesrdelgado.org/alumnos/frances/videos/exer%E7ons_nous/manu_chao/manu_chao.htm   Song with avoir besoin ; also contraction de + le = du  vs. de la

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5l6E1o-4-c   interview LA GRANDE SOPHIE

    *French poetry

http://poesie.webnet.fr/vospoemes/

http://www.wheatoncollege.edu/Academic/AcademicDept/French/Vivevoix/Resources/parauteur.html   Poetry (some recited for you to listen to)

     *French art

http://artquizz.free.fr/frame1.htm    Art

 

* Best sites  to test yourself

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/gauge/   Test your French - different levels

http://www.3ponts.edu/test.htm   Test your French , levels 1-4 (20 questions)

http://eoivallsfrances.canalblog.com/archives/premiere_annee/index.html

http://www.francaisfacile.com/test-de-niveau-francais.php    Test yourself to find your level (niveau ) 1, 2 , 3

 

*exercises on grammar  we study

http://wapedia.mobi/en/French_conjugation#1   Explains moods and tenses in French, English

http://fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/~creitan/grammar.htm   Good exercises to practice on  vocab and grammar we cover

http://www.langweb.co.uk/webindex/Frengram.htm   French grammar

http://www.frenchteacher.net/powerpoints.html     Powerpoints

http://www.class.uh.edu/mcl/fll/french/frexercises2/default.html#chapitre9    Univ. of Houston based on their textbook, lots of grammar and vocab

 

*   listening comprehension

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nri054ZsIPM   Depardieu comme Cyrano  (son nez)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/talk/greetings/  Many topics from beginning levels

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/mafrance   A little more challenging dialogues ,  cliquez Ma France, go to map, click "Holidays", then listen to the 2 out of 3 that we didn't do in class, in order to discuss etc. on Mon. July 2.

http://www.cheriefm.fr   to listen to pop music in French mixed with pop music in English

http://www.hello-world.com//French/Fontaine_fables/index.php   Fables de la Fontaine

http://www.hello-world.com/French/Fontaine_fables/livre1/cigale-fourmi.php   Fable " La cigale et la fourmi"

http://www.hello-world.com/French/Fontaine_fables/livre1/corbeau-renard.php     Fable "Le corbeau et le renard"

http://www.ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk/Curriculum/modlang/french/index_fr_video.htm   Short videos on many topics

http://www.hku.hk/french/starters/contact/sit16_magasin.htm   Listening on various topics and text to accompany them

www.learner.org  If you click and log in here, you can see the French in Action series out of Yale University by Pierre Capretz, starting with greetings (chpt. 2).  Choose foreign language then login then choose FRENCH IN ACTION to watch videos.

http://www.wheatoncollege.edu/Academic/academicdept/French/ViveVoix/Resources/pourfaireleportrait.html  Prévert poem to listen to

       * nouns 

http://www.french-linguistics.co.uk/phrase_book/en/index.html   Good all around source for a lot of vocabulary in French, organized by topic some pronounced for you!

http://www.frenchteacher.net/powerpoints.html   This site lets you choose from the powerpoints they have which are really good!
See typical day for LA ROUTINE.   See buying clothes for clothing vocab.

 

http://www.pdictionary.com/french/   another Picture Dictionary (lots of topics) NOUNS

*  50 most common words in French

http://french.about.com/od/vocabulary/ss/mostcommonwords.htm

  *  verbs

http://www2c.ac-lille.fr/malraux-bethune/FORMAT/super/anglaisinfo/grammaire/irregularverbs.htm  A lot of verbs of all sorts!  VERBS

http://www.verbix.com/languages/french.shtml   To conjugate verbs in any tense fast (done for you)

www.conjuguemos.com   for YOU to conjugate verbs in every tense~  just log in and then use school code 369 to practice

 

SMS or short message service or words used in texting

http://crapide.free.fr/gsm/Lexique_SMS.html    abbreviations for texting

http://french.about.com/library/writing/bl-texting.htm    same as above

http://www.astel.be/Abreviations-SMS_457   same as above

 

 

      *To learn about the French culture + civilisation: language  , history , famous people of French, France

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

http://www.acpo.on.ca/claude/gaulois.htm   Les Gaulois

http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/proverbs.htm#german    Quotations about language;  citations

 http://www.cle.fr/centre_linguistique-fr-idm-105-n-Exercices-idh-14.html Famous French people---- à identifier

http://fis.ucalgary.ca/francophonie/    French civilization

    *  university site

http://www.gowithcea.com/programs/france/paris/5035/partner_institution_description.html    Global Education site, about Paris IV, the Sorbonne, and other schools in the world

  http://www.cortland.edu/flteach/civ/   All different sites, heritage, cuisine, etc. CORTLAND

http://www.batguano.com/VigeeMAgallery.html   portraits de Marie Antoinette

http://www.culture.fr/culture/medieval/francais/index.htm   peinture medievale

http://en.parisinfo.com/guide-paris/money/free-admission-and-good-deals/guide/free-admission-and-good-deals-in-museums-and-monuments_free-admission-for-under-26-year-olds-from-one-of-the-27-european-union-countries-and-teachers  Info on Paris sites

http://www.hotel-rotary.fr/en/plans%20photos/plan-de-paris-monuments.jpg   map of Paris  monuments

http://www.parisattitude.com/monuments/    Beautiful photos of Paris

http://www.parisdailyphoto.com/2009_05_01_archive.html   PHOTO DU JOUR/  Paris

  http://www.bnf.fr/    Bibliothèque Nationale de France

                                 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pdhIjog11U   Paris avec musique

* Make a mini-movie !

http://dvolver.com/live/moviemaker.html

 

http://www.wat.tv/video/maison-en-petits-cubes-1eazd_g2d7_.html    court métrage

http://www.lepointdufle.net/p/lire-francais.htm  COMPREHENSION ECRITE at LE POINT DU FLE

http://www.lepointdufle.net/p/chansons.htm   SONGS at LE POINT DU FLE

http://www.cours-apprendre-la-photo.com/cours_photographie-paysage_9.html  Guy talking about how to take good pictures of countryside

http://www.ehibou.com/lecon-ix-victor-hugo-demain-des-l%E2%80%99aube/  Victor Hugo's DEMAIN DES L'AUBE

 

http://www.tapis.com.au/studentbook2/Unit3/u03_situation_a01.html  Listening comprehension with vacations