Cinema for French Conversation

Cinema for French Conversation : Le Cinema En Cours De Francais

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Cinema for French Conversation covers eighteen French language films that are used as the basis for discussion and language acquisition, teaching vocabulary, strengthening oral and written skills, and as well as an introduction to modern French culture. The films are selected to provide interesting viewing, key cultural information, and accessible language levels. Each chapter of the book is devoted to a single movie and includes aids for students watching the film, discussing and writing about the film, and understanding the film in a broader cultural context. Also included: vocabulary helpful to understanding and discussing the film; structured exercises in understanding the film once it has been viewed, especially for discussion in class; an accompanying reading for each film designed to provide perspective on the film itself. New features for the third edition are: more cultural, historical and literary information about the film and its story; new and additional readings; a section for each film dealing with more

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  • Paperback | 370 pages
  • 205.7 x 254 x 20.3mm | 1,020.59g
  • Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
  • MA, United States
  • French
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 1585102687
  • 9781585102686
  • 1,186,641

About Anne-Christine Rice

Anne-Christine Rice is an instructor in the Department of Romance Languages at Tufts University, and is a frequent and in-demand conference speaker on the subject of integrating film into the college language curriculum. She completed her Master's degree and DEA (doctoral coursework) in Angers, France, and holds a CAPES (French national certification for teaching). She is an advisory editor for Focus more

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For third year courses in French conversation, taught in French at colleges and universities, or sometimes courses in French culture at the third or fourth year level. Alternatively, for fourth or fifth year high school courses, including AP more

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"Cinema for French Conversation by Anne-Christine Rice is an outstanding text that is unlikely to be equaled anytime soon. This visually attractive, luxurious, 358-page tome is a language text in its own right since it incorporates a great many language-specific activities.... For right now the standard of excellence is measured by our good friends up in Newburyport, Massachusetts." - Thomas Conner, St. Norbert College (From NECTFL Review #62 (Spring/Summer)show more

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