Français I- Faisons les magasins

30 March 2015

This activity is modified from Le Shopping à Paris

created by Beryl Druker and Deborah Berg

I. Preactivity

1. Go to http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=1357050 for links to today's assignment
2. Create a PowerPoint for this assignment. Although the examples here are on Glogster, you will be doing the assignment in Powerpoint

2. Activity

Objective: To use an online French mail order catalog; to be able to convert American and European clothing and shoe sizes; to convert  dollars to euros and vice versa.  To compare French and American clothing styles and prices.

A. What  are your clothing sizes in France? Use this website http://www.onlineconversion.com/clothing.htm  to find your French Shoe size

Clothing size

C. You are in France shopping for three different outfits. You will be purchasing an outfit to wear to a party with your new French friends, a wedding you will attend there, and a weekend at the beach. You have a budget of  600 euros to spend for all three outfits.

You will need to give the article of clothing, the color and size (in French of course!) and price. You will need a top, bottom, and shoes for each outfit. You will calculate the price in Euros and the price in US dollars as well. in US ! You will need to save a lot of money before your trip!

La Redoute http://www.laredoute.fr/

Les Trois Suisses http://www.3suisses.fr

H and M France  http://www2.hm.com/fr_fr/index.html

Currency conversion  http://www.xe.com/

 Pour aller à une boum je vais mettre... Catalogue/site web : Article Couleur Taille Prix Total Euros      Total \$

 Pour assister à un mariage je vais mettre... Catalogue/site web : Article Couleur Taille Prix Total Euros      Total \$

 Pour un weekend à la plage je fais mettre... Catalogue/site web : Article Couleur Taille Prix Total Euros      Total \$ Grand total- Euros          \$

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Making accent marks

To type a character hold down the ALT key while typing the number; on releasing the ALT key, the character appears on the screen. Check that Number Lock is on.

128 = Ç
129 = ü
130 = é
131 = â
132 = ä
133 = à
134 = å
135 = ç

136 = ê
137 = ë
138 = è
139 = ï
140 = î
141 = ì
142 = Ä
143 = Å

144 = É
145 = æ
146 = Æ
147 = ô
148 = ö
149 = ò
150 = û
151 = ù

152 = ÿ
153 = Ö
154 = Ü
155 = ø
156 = £
157 = Ø
158 = ×
159 = ƒ

160 = á
161 = í
162 = ó
163 = ú
164 = ñ
165 = Ñ
166 = ª
167 = º

168 = ¿
169 = ®
170 = ¬
171 = ½
172 = ¼
173 = ¡
174 = «
175 = »

179 = ¦
181 = Á
182 = Â
183 = À
187 = +
189 = ¢
190 = ¥

198 = ã
199 = Ã
207 = ¤
208 = ð
209 = Ð
210 = Ê
211 = Ë
212 = È

213 = i
214 = Í
215 = Î
216 = Ï
222 = Ì
224 = Ó
225 = ß
226 = Ô

227 = Ò
228 = õ
229 = Õ
230 = µ
231 = þ
232 = Þ
233 = Ú
234 = Û

235 = Ù
236 = ý
237 = Ý
239 = ´
241 = ±
243 = ¾
244 = ¶
245 = §

246 = ÷
247 = ¸
248 = °
249 = ¨
250 = ·
251 = ¹
252 = ³
253 = ²

For the Euro sign (€), hold down the AltGr key while typing the number 4

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