Allez Viens- Activities

Activité A:
What kind of brochure do you see on these pages? What does the title mean? What kind of photos and art do you see? Who would use this information?

These brochures are advertising places – monuments, museums, restaurants etc. – in Chartres, France.
The title says: Spend a day in Chartres – the village of arts.
I see photos of ancient sculpture, an image of a steam engine, a photos of monuments.

Tourists will find these information useful.

Activité B:
Scan each section of the brochure briefly. Match the title of each section to the key word(s) that tell you what the section is about.

1. La Passacaille
2. Le Musée des Beaux-Arts
3. Au Plaisir d’offrir
4. La Sellerie
5. Les Tours de la Cathédrale

a. les tours, découvrir
b. cuisine traditionnelle
c. cadeaux
d. peintures, sculptures, art
e. pizzeria

Answer: La Passacaille – Pizzeria,
Le Musée des Beaux-Arts – Peintures & Sculptures & Art,
Au Plaisir d’offrir – Cadeaux,
La Sellerie – Cuisine Traditionnelle,
Les Tours de la Cathédrale – Les tours, découvrir

Activité C:
Now that you have some key words in mind, scan the brochure again to figure out where you would go to …

1. take a tour of Chartres. – Une Promenade Insolite, Sans Fatigue
2. see a house covered with pieces of pottery and glass. – La Maison Picassiette
3. learn about making stained-glass windows. – Le Centre International Du Vitrail

Activité D:
Read more closely for the answers to these questions.

1. Where would you go if you wanted Italian food? (La Pasacaille)
2. If you wanted to make a dinner reservation for a large group, which restaurant would you choose? (La Sellerie)
3. If you were an amateur photographer, would you be allowed to take pictures on the cathedral tours? Yes
4. If you plan to visit Chartres in July, will the train tour of Old Chartres run at night? Yes
5. Would you find the Musée des Beaux-Arts open on Tuesday? No

Activité E:
Choose activities that you can do on a Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., and 5 p.m.

Take a tour around Chartres, learn how to make stained-glass windows, eat at La Pasacaille

Activité F:
You and your friend Héloïse took photos of your day in Chartres. Complete these captions with information you scan from the brochure.

1. Me voilà à la Sellerie. C’est la première fois que je mange une cuisine traditionelle
2. Nous voilà au Musée des Beaux-Arts. Héloïse regarde les tappiseries
3. C’est Héloïse et moi devant la cathédrale. On va prendre des photos
4. C’est moi au Plaisir d’offrir. Si tu veux, on peut acheter du cadeaux