Les proverbes et la culture - Weebly

Les proverbes et la culture - Weebly

Les proverbes et la culture Sarah Kay Hurst Les proverbes What is a proverb? What is the purpose of a proverb? When do you learn proverbs? Why are proverbs easy to remember? How are proverbs used in society?

Where do proverbs come from? What might proverbs reveal about culture? List 5 popular proverbs that you know. Les proverbes What is a proverb? What is the purpose of a proverb? When do you learn proverbs? Why are proverbs easy to remember? How are proverbs used in society? Where do proverbs come from? What might proverbs reveal about culture?

List 5 popular proverbs that you know. quivalents ! Can you think of an English equivalent for each of these sayings? Les proverbes What is a proverb? What is the purpose of a proverb? When do you learn proverbs? Why are proverbs easy to remember? How are proverbs used in society?

Where do proverbs come from? What might proverbs reveal about culture? List 5 popular proverbs that you know. Les proverbes et le publicits Complete these expressions. If at first you dont succeed, _______________ __________ makes the

heart grow fonder. Good things come to those who _____________ Les proverbes et le publicits Complete these expressions. Aprs de Le

franais Impossible le la pluie, _______________ temps, cest ______________ nest pas _______________

largent beau temps What does each expression mean? Is there an English equivalent? What values might be conveyed by each of these sayings? Les proverbes et les publicits Aprs la pluie Les proverbes et les publicits

Aprs la pluie Il ne faut pas rveiller le chat qui dort. Qui vivra, verra. Il y a une diffrence entre connaitre le chemin et larpenter Il nest nulle montagne sans valle Jamais honteux n'eut belle amie. Cest la vie. Mieux vaut savoir que richesse. Pierre qui roule namasse pas mousse Langue muette n'est jamais battue. Les proverbes et les

publicits Aprs la pluie Qui vivra, _______. Il y a une ____________ entre connaitre le chemin et larpenter Il nest nulle ___________ sans valle Cest la __________ Pierre ______ roule namasse pas mousse Et aprs la __________ Les proverbes et les publicits

Aprs la pluie Qui vivra, verra. Il y a une diffrence entre connaitre le chemin et larpenter Il nest nulle montagne sans valle Cest la vie Pierre qui roule namasse pas mousse Et aprs la pluie, [le beau temps] What does each expression mean? Is there an English equivalent? What values might be conveyed by each of these sayings?

Les proverbes et les publicits Aprs la pluie Et aprs la pluie, [le beau temps] la sortie ! Why is this funny? Why is it a catchy line for advertising? Les proverbes et les publicits Publicit CIC

1. What English proverb do you hear in this commercial? 2. What translation of this proverb do you hear? 3. Is this a fully accurate translation? Why or why not? 4. What does the translation/ humor of the advertisement tell you about French culture and their perception of American culture? Do you find this to be an accurate perception? Les proverbes et les publicits Publicit CIC What aspects of this commercial reflect stereotypes about Americans? About the

French? What stereotypes are prevalent in American culture about the French? Are these reflected in our commercials? Can you think of any examples? Les proverbes et les publicits Impossible nest pas belge ! What values does the original proverb convey? What values does the modified proverb convey?

Do we have any similar proverbs or expressions? Aprs avoir regard What do these uses of proverbs in advertising tell us about the role of proverbs in society? Proverbs are cultural ties/ background knowledge which in this case help us

understand the humor of the commercials Proverbs encode underlying values in memorable snippets Les proverbes What is a proverb? What is the purpose of a proverb? When do you learn proverbs? Why are proverbs easy to remember? How are proverbs used in society? Where do proverbs come from?

What might proverbs reveal about culture? List 5 popular proverbs that you know. Where do these proverbs come from? Where do these proverbs come from? Dont count your chickens before they hatch. Honesty is the best policy. Look before you leap.

Et ces proverbes ? Ni lor ni la grandeur ne nous rendent heureux. Rien ne sert de courir ; il faut partir point. Apprenez que tout flatteur vit au dpens de celui qui lcoute. 1678 vous !

Choose an English proverb that is salient for you and write a back story based on the style of the fables of Jean de la Fontaine. Think about modern day society and how the proverb could resonate. Example: What could The grass is always greener on the other side really mean? Is it about possums in Indiana who are constantly in search of better grass, only to find that by the time they have relocated in the humidity, it seems that where they left had better grass after all? Is this a metahpor for students who cant wait to be done with homework and get out of school and then once they are out in the real world, cant wait to be back in school, given the current economic climate?

Les proverbes What is a proverb? What is the purpose of a proverb? When do you learn proverbs? Why are proverbs easy to remember? How are proverbs used in society? Where do proverbs come from? What might proverbs reveal about culture? List 5 popular proverbs that you know.

Les associations Associate words with each of the proverbs below Where theres a will, theres a way. If at first you dont succeed, try, try again. Nothing ventured, nothing gained. You reap what you sow. Time is money. Compare with your partner. Did you come up with similar words? What value might tie all of these sayings together? Success? What is success and how is success achieved? Is this true for all Americans?

Les assocations Associate words with each of the proverbs below Labondance engendre la nause. Plenty endgers nausea. Mieux vaut savoir que richesse. Better to have knowledge than riches. La fortune sourit aux audacieux. Fortune smiles on the audacious. Il y a pril en la demeure. There is danger in waiting. Jamais paresseux neut grande cuelle. Never did a lazy person have a big bowl.

What value(s) might tie all of these sayings together? Success v. reussite 1. Write down at least 3 words you associate with success . 2. Compare with a partner. 3. Look at the data collected from another university class (one American class and one French class). What cultural themes seem to emerge?

4. Are these cultural themes similar to those you drew from reading the proverbs in English and French? Why or why not? Les proverbes et la langue

Il faut tourner sa langue sept fois dans sa bouche avant de parler. You should turn your tongue 7 times in your mouth before you speak. Il faut tre matelot avant dtre capitaine. You must be a sailor before you are a captain. Il faut rflchir avant dagir. You should reflect before acting.

La seconde pense est la meilleure. The second thought is the best. Les plaisanteries les plus courtes sont les meilleures. The shortest jokes are the best. La parole a t donne lhomme pour dguiser sa pense. Do we have equivalent sayings? What themes recur in these sayings? Words were given to man to disguise his thoughts. La table est

lentremetteus e de lamiti. The table is the mediator of friendship. Un dessert sans fromage est une belle qui il manque un il. A desert without cheese

is a beautiful woman who is missing an eye. La nourriture dans des proverbes et des expressions idiomatiques Jai du pain sur la planche. 2. Elle a le cur dartichaut. 3. Il a les cheveux poivre et sel. 4. Nous tions serrs comme des sardines. 5. Un jour sans vin est comme un jour sans soleil. 6. Ma valise est pleine comme un uf. 7. De mauvais grain jamais bon pain. 8. Jean raisonne comme une casserole.

9. Occupe-toi de tes oignons. 10. Il a mis son grain de sel. 11. Ce nest pas la fin des haricots! 12. La fille est tombe dans les pommes. 13. Il va en faire tout un flan! 14. Jai la pche aujourdhui! 15. Tu as crit des tartines! 16. Nous avons marche sur des ufs. 1. Proverbs Show Differing Cultural Views of U.S, China Released: 10/31/1998 12:00 AM EST Source Newsroom: Ohio State University

A new study uses an unusual source -proverbs -- to reveal cultural differences in how Chinese and American citizens view risks and risk-taking. When Chinese and American students compared proverbs from their countries they agreed: Chinese proverbs generally advocated greater risk-taking than did American proverbs. [] What cultural themes might come to light from studying French and American proverbs in this way? How would you set about designing a similar experiment?

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