French unit 6 culture

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French unit 6 culture
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  1. What is a speciality of the southwest of France?
    la foie gras and le cassoulet
  2. When does one eat la foie gras
    only on special occasions
  3. What is generally in le cassoulet?
    d'haricots blancs, de viande de porc et de canard, de saucisses, de tomates d'ail et d'herbes

    white beans, pork meat, sausages, garlic, tomatoes, and herbs
  4. What was Nîmes inspired by?
    colisée de rome
  5. When was Nîmes built?
    • la fin du premier siècle
    • the end of the first century
  6. What distinguishes Nîmes from other French amphithéâtres?
    • C'est l'amphithéâtre le plus grand de France
    • (the largest in france)
  7. What is Nîmes used for now and how many people come in the summer/winter?
    • des spectacles musicaux 
    • de 15.000 spectateurs en été et 7.000 spectateurs en hiver
  8. Where can you find ancient versions of la pelote basque?
    Mayas, les Grecs et les Romains
  9. How do you play la pelote basque?
    lancer une balle en cuir (la pelote) contre un mur avec une raquette en bois (la paleta) et un grand gant en osier (le chistera)

    you throw a leather ball (la pelote) against a wall with a wooden raquet ( la paleta) and a wicker glove (le chistera)
  10. How many versions of la pelote basque are there?
    sept
  11. What is la langue d'Oc?
    • une langue romane développée dans le sud de la France
    • Romance language of the South of france
  12. Well known proverbs of la langue d'Oc?
    • los cats fan pas des chins
    • la bornicarié porta pas pa a casa
  13. What is la grotte de Lascaux is decorated with what?
    La grotte de Lescaux est décorée de 1.500 gravures (carvings) et 600 peintures (paintings)
  14. How old are les gravures et les peintures dans la grotte?
    vieilles de plus de 17.000 ans
  15. What is the principle industry & cities in aquitaine?
    • industry: agriculture
    • cities: bordeaux, pau, périgueux
  16. what are the principle industries & cities in midi-pyrénées?
    • industries: aéronautique, agriculture
    • cities: auch, toulouse, rodez
  17. what is the principle industry & the principle cities in languedoc-roussillon?
    • industry: agriculture
    • cities: montpellier, nîmes, perpignan
  18. Aliénor d'Aquitaine
    • from Aquitaine
    • reine de France (1122-1204)
  19. Jean Jaurès
    • from Midi-Pyrénées
    • homme politique (1859-1914)
  20. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
    • from Midi- Pyrénées
    • peintre et lithographe (1864-1901)
  21. Georges Brassens
    • from Languedon-Roussillon
    • chanteur (1921-1981)
  22. Francis Cabrel
    • from Aquitaine
    • chanteur (1953-

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