When In France


Programme Catalogue - Details: Part One19900526

Producer: M.


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SBH:An example of the French language programme.

Actress Polly James goes to France to brush up her French, with the help of Olivier Pierre.

PRE:In Paris, Pierre encourages Polly to use her French and teaches her some useful phrases.

5'00"" in - act.

Polly booking into an hotel.

They go to the Closeries, a cafe Hemingway used to frequent; conversation with waiter about drinks available.

Millan: history of the Closeries & its famous patrons.

16'55"" in - act.

travelling by metro; act.

Polly buying a ticket.

Discussion about French manners, forms of address, using ""vous"" and ""tu"", shaking hands, kissing, greetings.

OTN:TLN012/89FA6001 TXN/TDT:R4 26-May-1990

Broadcast history

26 May 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 2)

26 May 1991 11:31-12:00 (RADIO 5)


Merilyn Harris (Producer)

Polly James (Speaker)

Olivier Pierre (Speaker)

Jean Millan (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 407598.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Part Two19900602

Producer: M.


Next in series: 1

Previous in series: PART ONE

Broadcast history

02 Jun 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

02 Jun 1991 11:31-12:00 (RADIO 5)

Recorded on 1990-03-17.