French and Québécois Cultural Connections

--Prepared by Professor Frances Chevalier, Norwich University

 

List of French-speaking countries worldwide:

http://www.francophonie.org/oif/membres.cfm

USA French-Canadian Demographics Map:

www.mnplan.state.mn.us/maps/ancestry/us/frcan.gif

French Consulate in Boston: www.consulfrance-boston.org/

Canadian Consulate in Boston: geo.international.gc.ca/can-am/boston/menu-en.asp


French-American Genealogical Resources :

French genealogy in France:  http://www.francegenweb.org/juniors.php


History:

Quebec History in English or French:

French History:

For the young: http://planetejeanjaures.free.fr/histoire/gaule/index.htm

Chart of the Kings of France: http://jeanjacques.villemag.free.fr/

http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/france_159/index.html

French-American History: http://international.loc.gov/intldl/fiahtml/fiawebsites.html

Samuel de Champlain et la Nouvelle France :

·        Bilingual : http://www.ourroots.ca/e/toc.aspx?id=3315

·        http://perso.orange.fr/alain.perron/Champlain.htm

·        Bilingual : http://rs6.loc.gov/intldl/fiahtml/fiatheme.html#track2

·        Bilingual: http://www2.marianopolis.edu/quebechistory/encyclopedia/Abenaquis-Abenakis-IndiensduQuebec-HistoireduQuebec.htm

·        http://www.nouvellefrance.qc.ca/costumez-vous

Benjamin Franklin in France: http://www.herodote.net/dossiers/evenement.php?jour=17060117


French Language and Grammar

·         http://www.nv.cc.va.us/home/lfranklin/grammar.htm

·         http://globegate.utm.edu/french/globegate_mirror/gramm.html

·         Verb conjugators : http://www.leconjugueur.com/

Online dictionaries :

·         http://www.tv5.org/TV5Site/lf/langue_francaise.php

·         http://www.wordreference.com/

·         http://www.yourdictionary.com/languages/romance.html

Quebecois French dictionaries: http://www.quebec-fr.com/dico.php

http://www.lexilogos.com/quebecois_langue_dictionnaires.htm

Slang: http://perso.orange.fr/fredak/dico/dico_argot.htm

For the young set : http://www.coloriages.org/

French-language and dialects: http://www.lexilogos.com/


Media and News reports :

Canadian: French: http://www.cbc.ca/montreal/  English: http://www.cbc.ca/

·         http://www.radio-canada.ca/index.shtml

French:

·         www.tv5.org

·         http://www.lexpress.fr/Express/Info/France/

·         http://www.lemonde.fr/

·         Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis : http://www.ambafrance-us.org/fr/

·         Diplomacy:  http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/

For the younger set and those who are young at heart: http://www.lesclesjunior.com/Index.htm

http://www.asterix.tm.fr/


La Louisiane francophone :

·         French: http://www.codofil.org/francais/index.html

·         http://www.festivalinternational.com/site7.php

·         Lafayette 250th anniversay : http://www.lafayettela.gov/Presidents/MarquisDeLaFayette.asp


Live radio broadcast on internet  (Radio française en ligne directe) :

Québec : http://www.canuckabroad.com/radio/quebecradio.shtml

France et Afrique: http://www.comfm.com/live/radio/?rech_avancee=1&tpays=fr&theme=vide&al=&debit=vide&type=vide&page=1&x=22&y=7


Study in Canada, France and French Teacher’s Organization:

http://www.canadian-universities.net/Universities/Programs/French_Studies_and_Language.html

http://www.frenchresources.info/portail/en/index.php

http://www.frenchteachers.org/

Free cybercards in French: http://carte-virtuelle.cybercartes.com/

French literature overview: http://www.zeroland.co.nz/literature3.html

Sources of French and French-Canadian texts:

http://www.carla.umn.edu/resources/teaching/french.html

http://www.editions-fayard.fr/Contact/LibrairieUSA.htm

http://www.chapitre.com/accueil.asp?donnee_appel=MOTEUR


French culture, business etiquette:

http://www.cyborlink.com/besite/france.htm

http://hwelty.club.fr/France/Intercultural.html


Film and visual arts:

http://www.academy.ca/

http://www.facecouncil.org/

http://www.arte.tv/fr/70.html

http://www.genieawards.ca/genie27/

http://www.geminiawards.ca/canadaaward/canadaaward.cfm


Tourism:

Montérégie : region just north of our border : http://www.tourisme-monteregie.qc.ca/index_en.html

Quebec:  http://www.bonjourquebec.com/ Quebec winter carnival: http://www.carnaval.qc.ca/

Montreal : http://www.tourisme-montreal.org/ Jazz festival in Montreal : http://www.montrealjazzfest.com/Fijm2007/splash.aspx

Paris:  http://www.paris.org/