Course Description

Course Name

French Gastronomy

Session: VPRS1121

Hours & Credits

15 Contact Hours

Prerequisites & Language Level

Note: A placement exam will be required when you arrive on site.

High Intermediate

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of three semesters (or five quarters) at the college level.

Superior

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of 2 upper-division college level courses at their home university in the U.S.

Intermediate

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of two semesters (or three quarters) at the college level.

Advanced

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of four semesters (or six quarters) at the college level.

High Advanced

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of five semesters (or eight quarters) at the college level.

Overview

Summary: French gastronomy is omnipresent in the study of the French language of its culture, life in France.
French gastronomy is always a unique opportunity to savor and savor France.

Program by session:

1. The omnipresent gastronomy in French culture, its prestige in the world.

2. France agricultural land, small tour de France specialties

3. The notion of terroir and appellations / labels, the Salon de l'agriculture

4. The week of taste, the desire to transmit the gastronomic heritage

5. French history and gastronomy (origin of food names, etc.)

6. Gourmand, gourmet vegan, vegetarian, other trends and diets, the "doggy bag" arrived in France.

7. The eating habits of the French in 2018

8. The gastronomic meal of the French classified as intangible heritage of UNESCO

9. Many idiomatic expressions of gastronomy

 10. Some great names in French gastronomy

objectives
Discover all that contributes to the wealth and prestige of French gastronomy

Preferred supports
During the conference: Powerpoint, illustrations on the internet, lexical booklet (paper support)

*Course content subject to change