Culture and History
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Culture and History
Marchè d' Art Contemporain
Music, Radio, and Television
: a collection of contemporary French art
viewable by artist, theme or type of work.
Musée canadien des beaux-arts
to special exhibitions, collections and much more.
: links to food,
hotels, the arts, and more from Provence.
by artist, movement, or century; offers images and information about a wide
variety of art.
: the Louvre's Web site
offers a glimpse of its collections, as well as its history, publications
and current exhibitions.
: view the works of
this painter from Montpellier. Her works demonstrate deep emotion and
reflection on human life.
Musée de la civilisation
: a wealth of
material in this Québec museum. Loaded with historical information, or visit
the collections, the virtual boutique and much more.
Provence-Beyond (Beyond the French Riviera) is a site that includes recipes
as well as word lists that will make any French restaurant menu a breeze to
Les Fromages de
: what goes better with wine than the many cheeses of France? Take
a look at the cheeses by region
La cuisine de Claudine
a recipe for French food? Check this out!
: Government of Canada's electronic resources on Culture, Heritage and much more.
: historical information on France from the late 1800's to the
the name says it all. You will find links to music, literature, art,
archeology, and more. Don't miss this site!
Le ministère de la
culture etde communication
: check out the cybergalerie, expositions
invarious parts of France, and other links of interest.
quotidien des vins de Bordeaux
: a wonderful site on the French
wine.Includes the wine making process, history and food accompaniments
: just as the
title says, a place to explore French culture and language. Includes links
to art, literature, politics, language learning and much more. All in
French Music Database
News and Magazines
Know a song and want to see the lyrics? Looking to find which CD has which
song? This is the place to go.
Orchestre National du Capitole
: interested in French orchestras? Find out what's
happening in Toulouse.
Radio France Internationale
: Daily news in
L'art du Cinéma
: for those
interested in cinematography, here's a nice site with links to reviews,
discussion and general information on related topics.
: links to film information, cinematography or search the database
of French film.
Télé 7 Jours
: for the TV buff, this site
will keep you up on French TV.
RealPlayer clips on general news, sports, cinema, and more.
France 3 En Ligne
: news and information
from France. Includes news and weather clips, regional festivals, foods, and
from francophone TV & Radio @ Globe-Gate
: a long list of digital
resources. Also a link to listening comprehension strategies.
: link to news and radio
programming in French.
Language Learning Sites
: an online newspaper
updated daily. Includes feature articles, sports, economy, politics, and
: get an inside look at
health and beauty from the Santé Magazine.
: French version of this popular
fashion and beauty magazine.
Coup de pouce
: a magazine you
won't want to miss. Stories everyone can relate to. Great tool for getting
your class talking in French about topics pertinent to their world and the
French speaking world.
femmes écrivains et les littératures africaines
: this feminist
magazine lists links to interviews with several authors of interest to
speakers of French. Authors listed alphabetically.
Mieux Vivre Votre Argent
: Check out
this French money magazine. A great resource for Business French students.
French news and foreign affairs information. Also includes exchange rates
and weather information for France.
: France's best knownmovie
magazine keeps youup-to-date with movies in France.Check out the reviews,
releasedates, news and articles onmovies from a French point ofview.
Resources W3 de la
Chat and Virtual Worlds
: several exercises on topics such as
food, economy, transportation, history, family and more. Self-correcting
: a beginners online course in French. Thematically organized
providing a contextualized environment for learning French.
Make French Your Business
: this online learning tool includes video
sequences followed by online practice exercises.
French Teaching Site
: includes online exercises using RealAudio, some
grammar help, and links to tools to help you create some of your own
Tex's French Grammar
a guide to French grammar and practice exercises.
: an intermediate course for learning French culture
through pictures and video. Answer self-check questions to test your
: Intermediate level reading exercises. Read, study
and quiz yourself.
: choose your tense and type in the infinitive to get the
correct verb form.
Project French-English Dictionary Form
: type in the term of your choice
either in English or French and get the corresponding translation.
: choose your favorite dictionary from a long list including
French/English, technology terms, grammar terms, historic language,
encyclopedias, and more.
Minnesota Language Proficiency Assessments (MLPA)
: The Minnesota
Language Proficiency Assessments (MLPA) are a battery of instruments that
are designed for use in certifying the second language proficiency of
secondary and post-secondary students in French, German, and Spanish. The
MLPA can be used to facilitate the articulation of language instruction
between secondary and post-secondary education and to help make placement
decisions. MLPA components are available for evaluating proficiency in
reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Pencil-and-paper versions of all
four tests are available. Computer-based versions of the reading tests are
available now, and computer-based versions of the listening and writing
tests will be available by late Summer 1999.
Le MOO Français
an environment for French enthusiasts to meet and practice the target
language in a conversational atmosphere.
: log in with your name, password, and email address. Travel to the
room of your choice and chat with others.
: prepare foryour visit to France with this informative site.
Includes information onhotels, restaurants, leisure and more. Don't miss the
: a site
for those of you thinking of studying abroad in this charming city.
this French city through photos and tidbits on some of the important parts
of the town.
Guide officieux de
: learn about this beautiful French city in the alps.
: focused on
northern France, this site is organized by categories such as culture,
geography, food, and so on.
: a French multimedia
tour including links to everything that's hot in Paris.
plentiful directory of Corsican sites. Easy to navigate with drop down menus
: tour this
medievial city in the French Pyrenees. Get historic information, visit
monuments, and peruse general hotel and tourist information.
: everything you want to know about trains in France, including
price for an imaginary (or real) voyage. Also connects to the SNCF
server.Guide Web des Vacances et de
l'Hébergement en France
: planning a vacation in France and need a place
to stay? Here you will find everything from campsites to apartments to rent.
Parc naturel régional de
: visit this beautiful park and the surrounding areas.
Wonderful pictures of the architecture and historical information.
: the official tourism
site for Québec including everything you need to explore this region of
Professional Language Associations
: access to scholarly resources in French Studies; subjects range
from archeology to women's studies.
le Quartier Français
du Village Planétaire!
: provides a plethora of sites for discovery,
exploration, fun and research. Instructors, don't miss the Centre
: news, government,
search feature and a variety of other links to French speaking Canada.
: the French
connection to regional, governmental, and business information.
: a weekly list of sites of general interest. Search
a long listing of French links by subject. Information intended for
instructors, students, and anyone else interested in French language and
French @Lehman, à
CUNY et au delà...
: links to French speaking sites by region as
well as general French language resources. Of special interest areAfrique
francophone, ”le en ”le, and New York City Francophone.
CIEF: Conseil International d'Etudes
: offers some nice links to Francophone sites.
La Toile du
: still haven't found what you're looking for? Try this French
Portal from QuNomade
: a great search engine for French