Living in France
Table of Contents
by Ani Hawkinson and Patrick R. Moran
Copyright © 1998: Revised and Updated, Fourth Edition

Contents
1. First Steps 1

1. Money 2

2. Food 3
Courses of a traditional French meal 3
Breakfast 4
French wine 4
French cheese 5

3. Restaurants 6

4. Hotels 7

5. Telephone 8

6. Transportation 9
Airlines 9
Trains 9
Taxis 11
Métro 11
Buses 11

7. Letters, Telegrams, Faxes, and Email 12

8. Shopping 12

9. Health and Medical Care 14

10. Security 14

11. Tipping 14

12. Electricity 15

13. Conversions 16

Customs and Values 19
Greetings and Leave-takings 20
Names and Titles 21
Forms of Address 21
Conversation Topics and Styles 22
Invitations 23
Privacy 24
.Personal Appearance 24
Time 24
Meals 25
Family 27

Daily Life 27

Leisure 28

.Cafés 28

14. National Pride 29
3.
Country Facts 30

History 30
Maps 40
Land and People 42
Government 44
Economy 45
. Education 46
Religion 48
. Art 49

. The French Language 53

Some Basic Grammar 54
Useful French Phrases 66

. Some Books about France 69


 



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