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Flirting with French : how a language charmed me, seduced me & nearly broke my heart

Author: William Alexander
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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William Alexander is more than a Francophile. He wants to be French. There's one small obstacle though: he doesn't speak la langue française. In Flirting with French, Alexander sets out to conquer the language he loves. But will it love him back?
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Problems and exercises
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Textbooks
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Textbooks for foreign speakers
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Alexander
ISBN: 9781616200206 1616200200
OCLC Number: 866938496
Language Note: Text in English and French.
Description: xiv, 266 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: La France, mon amour --
Stiff job --
First-person shooter --
William the Tourist meets William the Conqueror --
A room with a veau --
Your French is killing me --
The event --
It's complicated --
A rooster in the henhouse --
Die hard --
Ministry of silly talks --
Le social network --
Making Fanny --
Et tu, Brute? --
Baby Jesus in velvet shorts --
French and the middle-aged mind --
Glazed and confused --
Fruit flies when you're having fun --
Bah, ouais! --
Botte Camp --
Cherchez la femme --
Eyes wide shut --
This is your brain. This is your brain on French. --
Lagniappe.
Responsibility: by William Alexander.

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William Alexander is more than a Francophile. He wants to be French. There's one small obstacle though: he doesn't speak la langue française. In Flirting with French, Alexander sets out to conquer the language he loves. But will it love him back?

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