Each chapter of the book is devoted to a single movie and includes aids for students watching the film, discussing and writing about the film, and understanding the film in a broader cultural context. Each chapter contains vocabulary helpful to understanding and discussing the film, structured exercises in understanding the film once it has been viewed-especially for discussion in class-and an accompanying reading for each film designed to provide perspective on the film itself. This best-selling textbook, by author Anne-Christine Rice, continues to define language learning through film. New features! More cultural, historical and literary information about the film and its story. New and additional readings. A new section for each film dealing with art.
Anne-Christine Rice is an instructor in the Department of Romance Languages at Tufts University. She completed her Masters degree and DEA (doctoral coursework) in Angers, France, and holds a CAPES, the French national certification for teaching. She is the author of Cinema for French Conversation, Second Edition, as well as the Cine-Module series. She also serves as advisory editor for Focus Publishing's French text series.