About the prof. Thérèse Saint-Paul, Ph.D
Introduction; This site is used as a complement to FRE203.
The objectives of this site is to offer terminology and facts about business in France, and French-American cultural differences. It is a good preparation for the exams of the Chambre de Commerce de Paris (Certificat or Diplôme de Français commercial ). It is destined for an intermediate level of French proficiency ( 2+ on the ACTFL OPI testing guidelines) but can be used by advanced students as well.
This web site facilitates the learning process by offering French business terminologies and their definitions together with interesting facts and figures, which add to the cultural learning. In addition, questions and activities are set on some documents to activate the new terminology.
This site provides the student with an interactive experience, by giving access to relevant French and francophone web sites and vocabulary practice through activities. This site is a help to self-learning .
Note. It is still under construction is some areas.
Guidelines: The documents below give the basic information, and at times more than the beginner student will need. However, for added clarification or further details, students are encouraged to visit an outside site, where similar concepts are being presented and summarized. Whenever relevant, the following marker will refer you to a specific chapter on that site:
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