Nouvelle 1: Porte ouverte (Open Door) Intrigue: Carole Tradin, incoming law student at the Faculte de Droit, attempts to find an apartment in Paris ... and the perfect roommate. Activites pour les etudiants
Nouvelle 2: Tu danses? (Do you want to dance?) Intrigue: Antoine and Magali, the perfect couple, tempted by a last-minute Internet deal, decide to spend their vacation on the beautiful island of Guadeloupe. Find out what happens to their relationship during their trip.Activites pour les etudiants
Nouvelle 3: Voila! (There it is!) Intrigue: Mathieu Gerberon, a successful Belgian architect, tells his family an extraordinary story about his college roommate Louis Seignez, an avid book collector, and the dilemma that he faced because of his friend's hobby. Activites pour les etudiants
Nouvelle 4: C'est moi (It's me) Intrigue: Lucette Godon, an illustrator of French children's books, who lives in Nice and Raphael Joubert, a computer specialist from Montreal, develop their transatlantic relationship via the Internet. Activites pour les etudiants
Notes et suggestions pour les professeurs Vocabulaire francais/anglais
Evelyne Amon studied at the Universite de Paris-Sorbonne. She holds a DEA in modern literature, a Diplome de didactique des langues in French as a second language, and a CAPES in modern literature. She has taught French language and literature at the secondary and college levels, and for many years has led a training seminar in Switzerland for professors on advances in methodology and pedagogy. Lately, she has conducted several training sessions in teaching French as a second language for teachers at the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) in New York. As an author, she has written many reference volumes, textbooks, and academic studies for French publishers such as Larousse, Hatier, Magnard, and Bordas, and she is currently working on a project for Hachette. She is the author of the McGraw-Hill French reader C'est la vie! and has written for successive editions of Vis-a-vis. She lives in Paris and New York.