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


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.


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


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


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


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


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).


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.

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