Paris The Collected Traveler

Author: Barrie Kerper
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307739325
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Each edition of this unique series marries a collection of previously published essays with detailed practical information, creating a colorful and deeply absorbing pastiche of opinions and advice. Each book is a valuable resource -- a compass of sorts -- pointing vacationers, business travelers, and readers in many directions. Going abroad with a Collected Traveler edition is like being accompanied by a group of savvy and observant friends who are intimately familiar with your destination. This edition on Paris features: Distinguished writers, such as Mavis Gallant, Barbara Grizzuti Harrison, Herbert Gold, Olivier Bernier, Richard Reeves, Patricia Wells, Catharine Reynolds, and Gerald Asher, who share seductive pieces about Parisian neighborhoods, personalities, the Luxembourg Gardens, Père-Lachaise and other monuments, restaurants and wine bars, le Plan de Paris, and le Beaujolais Nouveau. Annotated bibliographies for each section with recommendations for related readings. An A-Z "renseignements pratiques" (practical information) section covering everything from accommodations, marches aux puces (flea markets), and money to telephones, tipping, and the VAT. Whether it's your first trip or your tenth, the Collected Traveler books are indispensable, and meant to be the first volumes you turn to when planning your journeys. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The French in the United States

Author: Jacqueline Lindenfeld
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780897899031
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Contemporary French immigrants have a high degree of integration into American society in terms of socio-demographic features and behavior patterns. While the foreign-born generation maintains a French identity beneath the surface, acculturation seems inevitable in later generations, due to a variety of social and attitudinal factors. Lindenfeld examines these factors, shedding light on a population that has, until now, remained fairly invisible.

Culture Shock France

Author: Sally Adamson Taylor
Publisher: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781558689299
Format: PDF, Docs
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CultureShock! France peels away the layers of the French and their country to reveal the heart of the Gallic temperament. Written in a personable style, the book navigates through diverse topics that are essential for delving into the culture of France; topics such as learning the French language, how best to work with the French, observing their body language and even how to choose wine in a restaurant. Glean practical advice on finding a home, getting the utilities running and putting the children into school. Find out more about the French, a complex people who maintain a cool composure on the outside yet are inwardly passionate about art, romance, cuisine and wine. Discover how easily the French recognise a foreigner just by the way their salad and pasta are eaten and learn how to avoid being the object of their criticism. CultureShock! France is a must-read guide to all the essential information needed for one to feel right at home in France. Book jacket.

Paris

Author: Barrie Kerper
Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Patricia Wells, Saul Bellow, Jan Morris, and Mavis Gallant delight readers with the sights, sounds, and history of the City of Light. Unlike other travel guides, this book immerses readers in a place, culture, and people other than their own while offering a wealth of information every traveler needs.

Provence

Author: Barrie Kerper
Publisher: Fodor's
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Brings together previously published essays and articles by such writers as Peter Mayle, Patricia Wells, and Judith Thurman with detailed tips and advice on the region's history, culture, food, drink, accommodations, and natural wonders. Original. 10,000 first printing.

Teaching with Technology

Author: Lara Lomicka
Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub
ISBN: 9781413000467
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The first volume of the Heinle Professional Series in Language Instruction addresses ways in which technology can be adapted to suit various teaching methodologies and integrated into the foreign language curriculum.

Take Your Kids to Europe

Author: Cynthia Harriman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780762701278
Format: PDF, Docs
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Author Cynthia Harriman and her husband turned their lives upside down and took their two children to Europe for four months, staying in rented houses and traveling by RV, train, and boat. This essential guidebook is a compendium of wisdom they gathered-- both from sharp insight and from the actual experiences (good and bad) they had while on the road. Complete with anecdotes and witty cartoons, this guide gives tips on planning, parenting, hostels, restaurants, camping, language, and renting homes abroad. It also gives specifics on the best sightseeing ideas for kids, country by country, and ideas from readers of the first two editions.