Cool Links


Here's a partial list of Internet addresses that can be of use to you in your study of French and the Francophone world:

 

 
 
 
COURSES
French 101 and 102 Horizons 
French 150: 
Deux Mondes
French 201 and 202: Interaction
Tex's French Grammar: La grammaire l'absurde
OnlineFrench-English/English-French dictionary:Collins
Purchase 
French (and other foreign language) books and dictionaries: Schoenhof's Foreign Books
For amateur private eyes: Polarfle 
 
PRACTICAL INFORMATION
- The French Consulate in Los Angeles: Consulate
- The French Embassy in Washington: Embassy
- French Government Tourist Office: Tourism
- The Paris Guide: Paris Pages
-Take a virtual tour of Paris, Lyon, Marseille, and other French
cities, street by street:
 Photosvilles
- The French-speaking community in L.A.: Rendez-vous
- Alliance Française de Los Angeles (French classes and cultural   activities): AFDELA
-The American Association of Teachers of French: AATF
 
NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES
.  - The French equivalent of The New York Times: Le Monde
   - Your program director's favorite daily: Libération
   - World and French political and social news: Le Figaro 
   
- News with emphasis on jobs and the economy: Le Point
   - Published in New York; emphasis on French presence in USA: France-Amérique 
   - The Time Magazine of France: l'Express
   - Similar to L'Express but with more culture: Nouvelobs
   - World and Canadian news in French: Le Devoir
   - Largest French-language daily in Canada: La Presse
   -News from Africa: Jeune Afrique 
   
-France's primary literary magazine: Lire
    - Sports news in French: L'Equipe
    - What's happening on TV and Radio (+movie and music reviews): Télérama
   - The number 1 women's magazine in France: Elle
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RADIO
   - Radio-France
   - Radio France International
   - Europe 2
   - Radio Canada
   - Fun Radio   
   
- Sky Rock
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FREE FRENCH GREETING CARDS
  - Just-So Postcards
   - Paris-Postcards
   - Yahoo! Cartes de voeux
   - Dromadaire
 
FRENCH SEARCH ENGINES
   - Yahoo! France
   - AOL France
   - Voila
   - Mageos
   
- Google
   - Excite
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CULTURAL INFORMATION
-What's going on culturally in the French-speaking world? frenchculture.org  
-French culture and activities in the L.A. region: French Consulate Cultural Services
- Thousands of links to France and the French-speaking world:  Tenessee Bob's Famous French links
- The most famous museums in the world: Le Louvre | Le Musee d'Orsay
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REAL FRANCE
 Here is where you can get a glimpse of France and various aspects of French life that you won't find in your textbook or even in most travel books. We'll start out with just a few, but we'll add links from time to time.
    - A village in the center of France: Le Pertuis  
    - A village in the south of France: Nyons
    - Provence: La Drôme Provençale

Everyone knows about wine in France, but do you know about pastis, the national cocktail? 
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What is pastis?
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What are the major brands?