Presentation on theme: "Allons à Paris!!. French Phrases for Transportation and Getting Around Where is the train station? Où est la gare? Excuse me, I am looking for the ticket."— Presentation transcript:
French Phrases for Transportation and Getting Around Where is the train station? Où est la gare? Excuse me, I am looking for the ticket office. Pardon, je cherche le guichet. I would like a one way / round trip ticket to Lyon. Je voudrais un aller simple / aller retour à Lyon.
Paris Paris is located on the Seine River in north- central France. Paris was first settled in the 3 rd cent. BC by the Parisii tribe. Today, Paris is one of the most famous cities in the world.
Paris arrondissements The Louvre is located in the 1 st arrondissement The Eiffel Tower is in the 7 th The Arc de Triomphe in the 8 th
La Tour Eiffel Designed by engineer Gustave Eiffel 1,000 feet tall Was tallest structure in the world until 1931 Was a temporary structure built for the Universal Exhibition of 1889
View from Eiffel Tower Throughout the years, the Eiffel Tower has been a place for dare devils to attempt stunts like parachuting, scaling, pilots have tried to fly through the girders, etc. Now there are antennas on the top to transmit TV, radio, and meteorological info
Le Louvre The Louvre Museum was formerly the palace of the kings of France it is now one of the greatest museums in the world. Over 800 years old, the Louvre palace is located in the 1 st arrondissement along the Seine River.