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French Civilization 1
Ecole Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur (ESCE Paris)
This course aims to provide the foreign student with a good base knowledge of different major aspects of the French culture and its global influence. The student should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the themes of French history, France's place in the world, French cinema, French literature and French regions, and compare the French culture with that of their own country.
Lecture, Discussion, Field trips to Paris
Continuous assessment, written final examination
Victor Hugo : Les Misérables
Balzac : Eugénie Grandet, Le Père Goriot
Stendhal : Le Rouge et le Noir
Flaubert : Madame Bovary
Maupassant : Une vie, Bel ami, Boule de suif
Pagnol : La Gloire de mon père, Le Château de ma mère
- France and the French
- French history
- French society
- French mentality
- "Le Savoir-Vivre"
- French economy
- Work organization and unions
- Political institutions and parties
- French literature
European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System:
This course is worth 3 ECTS credits.