101 French Proverbs - Understanding French language and culture through common sayings

Barcode: 58945178 Call Number: IL-FRE Cas 001A Material Type: Print Language: French Collection: Language Resource Center

17 Filles = 17 Girls

cover image Barcode: 58961925 Call Number: Q-RF231 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 95 min Language: French Creator: Directed by Delphine Coulin, Muriel Coulin Description: When a rebellious teenager finds out that she is already eight weeks pregnant, she forms a pact with sixteen of her classmates to get pregnant simultaneously, raise their children together, and most of all, be in charge of their lives. Collection: Language Resource Center

3 hommes et un couffin - 3 men and a cradle.; Trois hommes et un couffin.; Three men and a cradle.

Barcode: 45100236 Call Number: L-RF150 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 106 min. Language: French Description: Comedy about three swinging bachelors who find themselves stuck with a baby, which one of them fathered. Three confirmed bachelors get a big surprise when one of their lady friends drops off a baby at their door. This brings a change in lifestyle, and a whole new attitude to the roommates' lives. Rating Audience (Video Only): MPAA rating: PG-13 Collection: Language Resource Center

30° Couleur

cover image Barcode: 58961980 Call Number: Q-RF232 Material Type: Video - blu-Ray Time: 88 min Language: French Creator: Lucien Jean-Baptiste Description: Patrick is a rigorous and limited man. A brilliant student in the West Indies, his mother sent him at the age of ten to study in France. 30 years later, he became a renowned and proud historian. Cut off from his family and his traditions, he integrated himself to the point of having forgotten his roots ... A black become "white inside" ... Learning that his mother is about to die, he leaves in emergency for Martinique, with his only daughter, and disembarks there in full carnival. ... Collection: Language Resource Center

325.000 Francs : roman

cover image Barcode: 58955007 Call Number: FR-FRE Vai Material Type: Print Language: French Creator: Roger Vailland Collection: Language Resource Center

501 French Verbs; fully conjugated in all the tenses in a new easy to learn format alphabelically arranged

Barcode: 58945033 Call Number: IL-FRE Fiv 001 A Material Type: Print-Reference Language: French, English

97 Publicites Televisees

Barcode: 45100024 Call Number: L-RF22 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 60 min. Language: French Description: French language and culture become undeniably real to students through this video cassette of 97 advertisements taken from French national television. These carefully chosen commercials are engaging not only for their originality and effectiveness, but also for their linguistic and cultural relevance. Print materials provide basic information on the advertisements and detailed suggestions for working with the materials. (Hachette, 1987) Collection: Language Resource Center

A coeur joie! - Head over heels

Barcode: 58943625 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 89 min. Language: French Creator: Serge Bourguignon Description: Cecile, a bored Paris housewife, returns to her career as a model. Torn between loving loyalty for the man she married and the intrigue of another man's interest in her, she is guilt-ridden and confused. Which should she choose - husband or lover? After agonizing over the decision, Cecile finally makes her choice, only to discover that she is too late. Collection: Language Resource Center

A Day In The Country

Barcode: 45100006 Call Number: L-RF05 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 40 min. Language: French Description: The story of a Parisian merchant who takes his family to the country one Sunday. While the two men are fishing, the wife and the daughter go boating on the river with two good-looking young men. (Renoir, 1946) Collection: Language Resource Center

A l'Elysée

Barcode: 58961437 Call Number: Q-RF225 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 80 min System Requirements: PAL Region 2 Language: French Creator: Director: Patrick Rotman Description: Through unprecedented images of work meetings, interviews with the camera of the president and his close collaborators, the documentary, learning decrypting the institution as well as personal and professional relations between the head of state and his various advisers Collection: Language Resource Center

A la recherche d'un emploi: Business French in a Communicative Context

Barcode: 58953843 Material Type: Print-Text/Workbook Language: French Description: Review ... Collection: Language Resource Center

A la rencontre de Philippe: An interactive video program for the Macintosh

cover image Barcode: 58956936 Material Type: Print-Text/Workbook Language: French Description: This interactive program, intended for language laboratory and classroom use, is designed to improve and expand students' comprehension of spoken French. The videodisc, filmed in Paris, presents the story of Philippe, a young journalist who is looking for a new apartment. With this interactive program, students help Philippe in his search, meeting Parisians, exploring Paris, learning to use French phones and answering machines, and reading "les petites annonces." Depending on their ... Collection: Language Resource Center

A la rencontre de Philippe: Student Activities Workbook

cover image Barcode: 58956935 Material Type: Print-Text/Workbook Language: French Description: This interactive program, intended for language laboratory and classroom use, is designed to improve and expand students' comprehension of spoken French. The videodisc, filmed in Paris, presents the story of Philippe, a young journalist who is looking for a new apartment. With this interactive program, students help Philippe in his search, meeting Parisians, exploring Paris, learning to use French phones and answering machines, and reading "les petites annonces." Depending on their ... Collection: Language Resource Center

A Little for my heart a little for my god

Barcode: 58956629 Call Number: DF-24479 Material Type: Video -Digital Language: French, Arabic Collection: Language Resource Center

A Pain in the a--

Barcode: 58943925 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 90 min. Language: French Creator: Edouard Molinaro Description: When a hired killer crosses paths with a suicidal shirt salesman, the resulting calamity makes for one of the funniest, most original films you'll ever see. Rating Audience (Video Only): MPAA rating: PG Collection: Language Resource Center

A Simple Story

Barcode: 58943939 Material Type: Video -VHS Language: French Creator: Claude Sautet Description: Romy Schneider plays a successful designer approaching middle age who becomes disturbed by the emotional and sociological traps that she has fallen into. Realizing that she must regain control of her life, she struggles to discover how. Collection: Language Resource Center

A Very Curious Girl - La Fiancé Du Pirate

Barcode: 45100704 Call Number: L-RF185 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 100 min. Language: French Description: After her mother's death, Mary, who has always been an outcast, takes her revenge against the small town she lives in. As a child she and her mother had come to the village as illegal aliens, gypsies and were taken in and taken advantage of by the village people. As she grows up she discovers the power her beauty has over the men of the village, and takes advantage of it until they can take no more, then runs away with a traveling movie projectionist who is kind to her. Collection: Language Resource Center

A Very Long Engagement - Un long dimanche de fiançailles

cover image Barcode: 58954377 Call Number: Q-RF167 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 133 min. System Requirements: Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: French Creator: Jean-Pierre Jeunet Description: The film is set in France near the end of World War I in the deadly trenches of the Somme, in the gilded Parisien halls of power, and in the modest home of an indomitable provincial girl. It tells the story of this young woman's relentless, moving and sometimes comic search for her fiancC)e, who has disappeared. He is one of five French soldiers believed to have been court-martialed under mysterious circumstances and pushed out of an allied trench into an almost-certain death in no-man's land. ... Collection: Language Resource Center

A Vous La France: French Culture Today - Grenoble

Barcode: 45100059 Call Number: L-RF42.0001 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 38 min. Language: French Description: Includes elementary French exercise on Grenoble. (BBC) Collection: Language Resource Center

Adrienne Mesurat

cover image Barcode: 58954989 Call Number: FR-FRE Gre Material Type: Print Language: French Collection: Language Resource Center

Affaires étrangères : roman

cover image Barcode: 58955078 Call Number: FR-FRE Rob Material Type: Print Language: French Creator: Jean-Marc Roberts Collection: Language Resource Center

Africa Dreaming

Barcode: 45100322 Call Number: L-RF217 Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 104 min. Language: French Description: Four short programmes taken from an award winning series. Sophia's Homecoming, set in Namibia, is a story of a woman who returns to her rural home after working as a domestic in the city for twelve years. The Gaze of the Stars, set in Mozambique is a story of men trying to control the women they love to the point of losing them. So Be It, set in a remote Senegalese village and taken from a play by Wole Soyinka, is the story of a foreign doctor trying to deal with his feelings of isolation. ... Collection: Language Resource Center

AFRIQUE, Je Te PLUMERAI - Africa, I will Pluck you clean Africa, I will Fleece You

cover image Barcode: 58953406 Call Number: Q-RF137 Material Type: Video -DVD Language: French Description: Overview of the history of colonialism in Cameroon. Focuses on historical as well as contemporary European cultural domination, especially in the publishing and media industry. (Teno, 1992) Collection: Language Resource Center

Ahmedgetorix

cover image Barcode: 58955218 Call Number: FR-FRE Adè Material Type: Print Language: French Creator: Lucien Ades Collection: Language Resource Center

Aime Cesaire : Une Voix Pour L'Histoire. Au Rendez-vous de la Conquete

Barcode: 58923935 Call Number: L-RF268B Material Type: Video -VHS Time: 60 min. Language: French Description: Part 1 of Aime Cesaire : A Voice for History introduces Cesaire, his wife Suzanne, and Rene Menil, founders of the seminal literary review Tropiques. Cesaire discusses the difficulty of balancing the life of a poet with that of a practical politician for over 50 years. In French with English subtitles. Collection: Language Resource Center