Posted: Sat May 31, 2008 3:09 pm Post subject: help me write a book ?
I know many of you here are seasoned travellers ; I am conductiong a survey on foreign people's opinion about France . If some of you who have travelled to and /or settled in France would answer, it would help me very much !
you can include anecdotes about food, restaurants, or anything else if you wish and can send me mps or answer here !
thank you very much in advance !
Questions for expats and foreigners
What country are you from ?
How old are you ? Do you have children ?
Why did you decide to live in France ? When did you arrive ? If you work, do you work in a French company or in a foreign company ?
Do you often travel to France ? How long do you usually stay for ? Where ? (hotel, rented house ….) ?
Did you find it easy to settle down in France ? Why ?
What in your opinion are the greatest cultural differences between your birth country and France ?
Are you often invited by French people ? For which events ? Do you like to be invited? Why? What do you find different in the way people invite in France ?
Do you often invite French people home ? Do you find it easy or difficult ? Why ?
What are the main conversation topics between you and French people ?
What French cultural activities are you interested in ?
What are the three things you hate about French people ?
Have you ever committed gaffes ? Can you tell me about them ?
Could you give me :
- three well-known French brands
- three historical buildings that according to you symbolise France
- three typical French dishes
- the three French habits that you like most
- the three French habits that bother you the most
- three French actors or actresses
- the three French people that according to you represent France in history
- the three French people that according to you represent France now
- the three French women that according to you represent France
For families :
If you have children, was it easy for your child /children to settle into the French school system?
How did he/she/they get used to the French way of life ?
What could they learn from their time in France ?
Something you would have like to have known before coming to France …
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Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2008 3:48 am Post subject:
too many questions for me to reply without a printer. _________________ Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly
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