Resources

A collection of resources created by the French programme team at HKU

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The making of France through a chronology of essential events and 6 chapters discussing the main periods of French history. 

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An introduction to various aspects of contemporary France: citizenship, education system, customs, festivals, etiquette, as well as politics and economy.

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France presented through the different regions that compose the territory of metropolitan France.

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A concise introduction to major writers and literary styles of the recent period.  

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This serie Investigates the way French writers, essayists, artists and travellers, through their depictions and narrations of encounters, have seen Asia and its peoples.

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A brief anthology of the "chanson française" from the early days to present.  

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The world of media and the advertising industry in France is mapped out in this series of documents.

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A selection of well-known French proverbs with their equivalent in English. The page is augmented with audio files.

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How do we say this in French ? A selection of around 100 basic simple sentences in Chinese and how they transfer into French (with audio files).

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A collection recommended to early learners of French. More advanced students may also find it useful. It features pages of phonetic, grammar, vocabulary and situational dialogues augmented with audio files.