Speak the Culture - France Competition

Win a copy of Thorogood's Book "Speak the Culture France - Be Fluent in French Life and Culture"

Travel, relocation to a new country, language studies - all are immeasurably enhanced by cultural understanding, by getting to know the lifestyle, art, architecture, literature, politics, film and food of the country you’ve taken to heart.

Thorogood's Speak The Culture series helps you to understand the film, the music, the history, the politics, the art and so on - all the ingredients that define a nation, its people and its culture. It unlocks the great figures of creative culture helping you grasp the wider culture of everyday life.

Speak the Culture: France covers the broad spectrum of French culture, from history and language to the creative arts and the habits of everyday life: there's all those artists (Monet, Rodin, Renoir and the rest), philosophers (from Descartes to Sartre) and filmmakers (say salut to Truffaut, Chabrol and Kassovitz). And then there’s the everyday culture - the food, the wine, the strikes, the shrugs, the quirky driving...

So whether you're a holidaymaker, second homeowner, business traveller, new resident or student this book may help as a fast track to understanding France and the French psyche. Speak the Culture: France dissects the figures, events and habits that have contributed to the country and its people. It’s the guidebook to French culture.

We have 3 copies to give away.

Win yourself a copy and gain yourself a better understanding of French Culture

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is to answer this one question:

Which region of France is well known for the white wines Riesling and Gewurztraminer?

Clue: Its residents are not all dogs! Our latest Newsletter may help.

This competition is now closed

By entering you are agreeing to the competition terms and conditions

To enter:

Send us an email providing your name, a contact number, address and of course the answer, which you can put in the subject line, to contact@highpointholidays.co.uk . If you would like a copy of our 2014 brochure, please state 'Brochure Request' next to the answer.

Winner will be notified by e-mail as soon as possible following the closing date of the competition.

Back to other Competitions

Speak the Culture France