Sunday, November 23, 2014


EVERYTHING ABOUT FRENCH!
You will find verything you want to know about the French language and the Francophone world in general under this link. Well worth exploring!
FRENCH TELEVISION
Le site de TV5MONDE chaîne internationale de télévision francophone: Les émissions, les programmes, l'information en continu, la météo, la musique, etc....
AFRIQUE ACTUALITÉS DICTIONNAIRE INFORMATIONS SPORT APPRENDRE
Search within tv5.org
GLENCOE FRENCH ONLINE
Glencoe French Online gives students many opportunities to review, practice, and explore. There are chapter-related activities, online quizzes, and many links to Web sites throughout the Francophone world.
NOTRE DAME DE PARIS
Would you like to learn about the Hunchback of Notre Dame? This link will take you to the famous cathedral Notre Dame de Paris which acts as a backdrop to Victor Hugo's famous novel.
THE EIFFEL TOWER
The Eiffel tower was built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 Exposition Universelle, which was to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the French revolution. In this site, you can take a virtual tour of this famous monument.
THE LOUVRE MUSEUM
Would you like to see the mysterious Mona Lisa? Take a virtual visit of the Louvre, click on the link and then click on Masterpieces of the Louvre, virtual visit.
THE MYSTERIOUS WORLD OF JULES VERNE
Did you know Jules Verne is the second most translated author in the world (following Agatha Christie)? His works appear in more translations per year than those of any other writer. Verne is often referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction", as are H.G. Wells and Hugo Gernsback. Some of his most famous novels include "A Thousand Leagues under The Sea", Around the World in Eighty Days", and "Mysterious Island".
THE OPERA GARNIER
The Palais Garnier, named after the architect who designed it in 1862, was immortalized by writer Gaston Leroux in this Phantom of the Opera.
THE PALACE OF VERSAILLES
If you want to take a virtual tour of the magnificent palace of Versailles, click on the link. Areas of particular interests are the "château" (castle), the "jardins" (gardens) and the "domaine de Marie-Antoinette" (Marie-Antoinette's playground). You can view images and videos in each of these categories.