"French New Titles List - August 2009 My first French Book FRE "
French New Titles List - August 2009 My first French Book FRE 448.1 STA Presents simple French and English words accompanied by colour illustrations. A bilingual introduction to words, numbers, shapes and colours. Language of text: French and English The flight of the red balloon - DVDs FRE 791.430944 FLI "From master Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien comes this beautiful homage to Albert Lamorisse's Oscar winning children's short film, The Red Balloon and to Paris itself. Seven year old Simon is affectionately followed by a mysterious red balloon. His mother Suzanne, a puppeteer and children's entertainer is completely absorbed in her new show. As Suzanne strives to balance work and motherhood, the red balloon appears to Simon and his Taiwanese nanny as they journey around modern day Paris, offering the boy the love and support his mother can't"--Container. Directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien ; White mane and The red balloon directed by Albert Lamorisse. Contents: Disc 1. The flight of the red balloon ; select scenes -- Disc 2. The red balloon ; White mane : the wild horse. Language of text: French. subtitles in English. The closet = le placard – DVD FRE 791.430944 CLO Francois Pignon works as an accountant in a rubber factory when he is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent that happening: he spreads the rumour that he is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they will be sued for sexual discrimination. Censorship classification: M 15+ Language of text: Dialogue in English and French. Subtitles in English La vie en rose : the passionate life of Edith Piaf - DVDs FRE 791.430944 VIE From the slums of Paris to the limelight of New York, Edith Piaf's life was a battle to sing and survive, live and love. Raised in poverty, Edith's magical voice and her passionate romances and friendships with the greatest names of the period - Yves Montand, Jean Cocteau, Charles Aznavour, Marlene Dietrich, Marcel Cerdan and others - made her a star all around the world. But in her audacious attempt to tame her tragic destiny, the Little Sparrow - her nickname - flew so high she could not fail to burn her wings. Disc 1 Feature--Disc 2 - special feature. Language of text: French with English subtitles. Classification: M The French teacher’s tool kit FRE 448.076 BAR This text has been designed for LOTE teachers to use with their beginner students in the middle primary and secondary levels. The tool kit contains photocopy masters of relevant, language specific activities and task which support what is already being taught in the classroom. The worksheets are ideal for encouraging independent student leraning; interactive learning; providing program continuity in replacement classes; revision and home work. Also included in this kit, are easy to understand, step by step instructions for students to follow to enable them to produce power point presentations. Topics covered: food, school, transport, the family, animals, housing, the weather, clothing, human anatomy, shopping, holidays and occupations. Language of text: French and English Teens in France FRE 305.2350944 KRA 'Teens in France' is part of Global Connections, a series that uncovers the challenges, school life, leisure time, work life and customs of teens around the world. The lives of French teenagers can't be summed up in a one-size-fits-all description. Some young people are immersed in a rich heritage of formal education, gourmet foods, and high fashion, while others face daily tensions, poor living conditions, and discrimination. Yet despite these differences, there are certain experiences that French teens share with each other and with teens in other countries. Language of text: English. Let’s explore France : a Bastille Day interview : un Français parle de son pays FRE 944.04 LET A Bastille Day interview was filmed against the background of the July 14 Parade on the Champs Elysees, 2008. Francois-Xavier Poirier's fascinating 14 minute commentary on French politics, history, culture and customs constitutes a valuable resource for advanced students. The interview is followed by footage of the parade and the celebrations at night. Language of text: French An accompanying CD provides extensive documentation (transcription, vocabulary, notes, language exercises and puzzles) to assist students and teachers to enjoy and learn from the French presentation. Language of text: French and English