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Food and French - A Kolibri Languages Pocket Guide

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Food and French - A Kolibri Languages Pocket Guide by Pam Bourgeois

Paperback. Level: A2/B2 (Common European Framework)

The all-in-one culture and language guide to French food. Find hundreds of tips, anecdotes and insights about French cuisine plus the essential French words and phrases. 

This unique pocket guide is packed with information about French food. Discover how to serve food the French way, pick up tips from French housewives and learn about favourite ingredients and culinary trends.

There are amusing anecdotes about classic French recipes and their origins, and you'll discover French dishes with literary, bizarre and even violent associations.

You'll learn about French idioms and superstitions related to food and will gain insights into the dos and don'ts when eating in France.

Whatever your level of French, in Food and French you'll find the words and phrases you need, including key cooking terms, the names of the courses in a French meal and how to express food preferences. 

There's practical information too. Learn about French table manners, food festivals and how to eat certain food. Find help also with reading French menus and matching food and wine. 

Organised for easy reference with fun quizzes to help remember key points, Food and French will enable you to understand the importance of Food in France, improve your French and enjoy French cuisine to the full. 

Food and French - A Kolibri Languages Pocket Guide - About the Author

Pam Bourgeois's name has long been associated with creative and effective language learning methods. Her techniques for learning French and other European languages are based on years of experience running language schools for an international clientele and creating language study materials in Europe and Africa. She has worked as a consultant in business French for the BBC and co-authored OBJECTIFS: ASSIGNMENTS IN PRACTICAL LANGUAGE SKILLS (Cambridge University Press).

Pam has lived and worked for over 25 years in France where she established language schools, created and was editor-in-chief of several language magazines and developed a series of over 30 audio learning guides in three languages.

Her expertise in language acquisition and passion for cultural understanding inspired her to create Kolibri Languages and publish a series of practical guides to lifestyle, manners and language. These Learn French audio book guides highlight the importance of cultural awareness when learning a language and visiting another country.

Keys to France, A Kolibri Languages Pocket Guide - Readership

CEFR level A2/B2 (upper beginner/upper intermediate)

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Product Description

Food and French - A Kolibri Languages Pocket Guide by Pam Bourgeois

Paperback. Level: A2/B2 (Common European Framework)

The all-in-one culture and language guide to French food. Find hundreds of tips, anecdotes and insights about French cuisine plus the essential French words and phrases. 

This unique pocket guide is packed with information about French food. Discover how to serve food the French way, pick up tips from French housewives and learn about favourite ingredients and culinary trends.

There are amusing anecdotes about classic French recipes and their origins, and you'll discover French dishes with literary, bizarre and even violent associations.

You'll learn about French idioms and superstitions related to food and will gain insights into the dos and don'ts when eating in France.

Whatever your level of French, in Food and French you'll find the words and phrases you need, including key cooking terms, the names of the courses in a French meal and how to express food preferences. 

There's practical information too. Learn about French table manners, food festivals and how to eat certain food. Find help also with reading French menus and matching food and wine. 

Organised for easy reference with fun quizzes to help remember key points, Food and French will enable you to understand the importance of Food in France, improve your French and enjoy French cuisine to the full. 

Food and French - A Kolibri Languages Pocket Guide - About the Author

Pam Bourgeois's name has long been associated with creative and effective language learning methods. Her techniques for learning French and other European languages are based on years of experience running language schools for an international clientele and creating language study materials in Europe and Africa. She has worked as a consultant in business French for the BBC and co-authored OBJECTIFS: ASSIGNMENTS IN PRACTICAL LANGUAGE SKILLS (Cambridge University Press).

Pam has lived and worked for over 25 years in France where she established language schools, created and was editor-in-chief of several language magazines and developed a series of over 30 audio learning guides in three languages.

Her expertise in language acquisition and passion for cultural understanding inspired her to create Kolibri Languages and publish a series of practical guides to lifestyle, manners and language. These Learn French audio book guides highlight the importance of cultural awareness when learning a language and visiting another country.

Keys to France, A Kolibri Languages Pocket Guide - Readership

CEFR level A2/B2 (upper beginner/upper intermediate)

CONTINUE READING
Additional Information
Book Genre Travel
Book Format Illustrated
Binding Paperback
Publisher KOLIBRI LANGUAGES
Number of pages 98
Dimensions 11 x 0.8 x 21 cm
ISBN 9791091624152
Date of Publication September 2014
Language French
Level Beginner
Media Type Book
Key Benefits
  • Anecdotes and history of classic French dishes (e.g. Tarte Tatin, bouillabaisse)
  • French cook’s and housewie’s tips when preparing food
  • Serving French food
  • French food trends
  • French expressions and vocabulary for talking about food and its preparation
  • Good things to know when laying the table in France or choosing wines to accompany dishes
  • French food festivals
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if you love food then this guide will both enlighten and inform
Eat your words
If part of the reason that you love visiting France is to make the most of the country’s rich and varied gastronomic delights, then this new French food language guide is for you.

Food and French is a pocket guidebook with hundreds of tips, anecdotes and insight into French cuisine, along with essential words and phrases. Suitable for any level of language learner, if you love food then this guide will both enlighten and inform, with information about how to serve food the French way, ingredients and culinary trends, anecdotes about classic French recipes and their origins, and more. Key words and phrases are set out alongside dish names and cooking terms, as well as how to express food preferences for those all-essential restaurant visits.

Living France Magazine March 2015
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Review by Living France / (Posted on 05/02/2015)
Very highly recommended, "Food and French" will enhance any visit to any part of France whether for business or for pleasure.
Synopsis: "Food and French" by Pam Bourgeois is a unique pocket guide is packed from cover to cover with information about French food. "Food and French" reveals how to serve food the French way, offers some tips from French housewives and instructs about favorite ingredients and culinary trends. There are lots of amusing anecdotes about classic French recipes and their origins, all this and disclosure of the many French dishes with literary, bizarre and even violent associations. "Food and French" covers French idioms and superstitions related to food, along with insights into the dos and don'ts when eating in France.

Whatever your level of French, in Food and French you'll find the words and phrases you need when talking about food, including key cooking terms, the names of the courses in a French meal, how to describe the taste of food and how to express your preferences. There's plenty of practical information too. Learn about French table manners, food festivals, how to eat certain food and find help when reading a French menu or when matching food and wine. Organized for easy reference and attractively illustrated with fun quizzes to help memorize key points, "Food and French" is an essential companion for understanding the importance of food in France, improving your French and enjoying French cuisine to the full. "Food and French" is an easy-to-use guide for beginners and intermediate speakers of French who love French food that fits in your pocket or purse for when traveling to France.

Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "Food and French" is as informed and informative as it is 'user friendly' and very nicely illustrated throughout. Very highly recommended, "Food and French" will enhance any visit to any part of France whether for business or for pleasure.

American journal ‘The Midwest Book Review’
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Review by The Midwest Book Review / (Posted on 05/02/2015)

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