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French Slides

language laboratory catalog

L’architecture en France
Lenard and Rowe, Harper and Row © 1973
79 slides covering the following periods:

Prehistoric and Gallo-Roman Versailles
Romanesque The Monuments of Paris
Gothic Random Examples of Architecture in France
The Renaissance  

One accompanying cassette (approx. 38 minutes in length); English and French text.

Autour de la littérature 2nd Edition
Schofer and Rice, Heinle and Heinle © 1991
20 color slides of advertisements designed to complement the intermediate-level text Autour de la littérature, 2nd ed. (FR 1.064); Nine of the slides are color reproductions of photos in the book. Slides are grouped according to three themes: bien boire, bien manger, and l’homme et la femme; two sets of slides available.

French Authors
Wible Language Institute
13 slide sets that stress the literary achievements more than the personal lives of the following authors:

Balzac (24 slides) [31:54]
Diderot (18 slides) [27:42]
Diderot et l’Encyclopédie (17 slides) [14:44]
Froissart Chroniqueur (25 slides) [17:47]
Molière (24 slides) [25:05]
Montaigne (19 slides) [10:45]
Montaigne (12 slides) [23:10]
Montesquieu (12 slides) [08:10]
Marcel Proust (24 slides) [38:08]
Rabelais (12 slides) [15:12]
Rabelais (20 slides) [10:12]
Madame de Sévigné (37 slides) [23:50]
Voltaire (12 slides) [28:50]

French text and cassette for each set.

Histoire de France de la préhistoire à 1968
Jean Prinet
16 slide sets entitled:

Croisades et pays lointains (10 slides) [10:45]
La chevalerie (10 slides) [13:36]
Villes au Moyen Age (10 slides) [12:35]
La vie seigneuriale (10 slides) [11:04]
Vie quotidienne et fêtes (10 slides) [11:04]
Vie religieuse au Moyen Age (10 slides) [11:25]
La Réforme (5 slides) [04:24]
Vie quotidienne avant la Révolution (10 slides) [12:38]
La Révolution (15 slides) [17:30]
La Guerre de 1870 — La Commune (10 slides) [15:12]
Napoléon III: the War of 1870 (12 slides) [06:30]
Jules Ferry: The Colonizing Efforts of the Third Republic (12 slides) [07:15]
World War I (12 slides) (no cassette)
World War II (12 slides) (no cassette)
Between the Two World Wars (12 slides) [15:50]
France after 1945 (12 slides) [17:34]

French text and cassette for each set, unless otherwise noted.

Légendes de l’Amérique française
Jean-Claude Dupont 1988
25 color slides to illustrate twenty-five short stories of French origin taken from the oral history of North America; painted in the style naïf; accompanying text of stories available.

Légendes des villages
Jean-Claude Dupont 1988
25 color slides to illustrate twenty-five short stories or legends taken from French Canadian folklore; painted in the style naïf; accompanying text of stories available.

Les nasales dans la rue
Université de Grenoble III 1984
80 color slides of consumer products, signs for public buildings (e.g. “syndicat d’initiative”), and signs of instruction (e.g. “montée interdite”); designed to help drill the pronunciation of French nasal vowels; vocabulary list and Teacher’s Guide available.

Les produits séduisants de la France
Lenard and Rowe, Harper and Row © 1974
99 slides about the following products:

The Bordeaux Wines
Cognac: the greatest of brandies
Roquefort Cheese
Assorted Foods: butter, bread, pastries, and foie gras
French Perfumes
Street Art
Tapestries
Limoges: Porcelain and Enamelware
Regional Ceramic
The Pitch Pines: the Coppersmiths and the Lacemakers
Sportscars
The Famous Shopwindows of Paris

One accompanying cassette (English/French — approx. 36 minutes in length); English/French text.