Toutes Directions : Asking and Giving Directions

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  • This program shows viewers how to ask for and give directions. Also, the experiences of an Alsatian writer who lived through the Nazi occupation during World War II shed light on the tug-of-war between France and Germany for the province of Alsace, while an architect discusses the use, during the Middle Ages, of self-governing fortified towns to tame the French wilderness. A BBC Production.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on February 21, 2011.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Mode of access: Internet.
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform.
  • In French with English subtitles.


  • Savoir Dire: Asking the Way (1:13) -- Infos (0:15) -- Savoir Dire: Asking Where You Can Change Money (1:16) -- Rencontres: Path to the Past (4:26) -- Savoir Entendre: Find the Answer (0:54) -- Infos (0:15) -- Savoir Dire: Finding Your Way Around Town (1:42) -- Rencontres: New towns of the Middle Ages (3:05) -- Credits: Toutes Directions: Asking and Giving Directions - in French (0:26)
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