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)