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linguistics.html: contains the following links, plus downloads of university coursework in Linguistics

English Linguistics

france.html: living & working in France, as an assistant or expat

Assistants in France

  • assistant.html: Guide for English Language Assistants; general information
  • assistant1.html: the application and acceptance e-mail
  • assistant2.html: figuring out your arrêté de nomination and obtaining your visa
  • assistant3.html: packing your suitcases and the paperwork nightmare once you arrive in France
  • assistant4.html: all about teaching, lesson plans and travelling during the vacations
  • assistant5.html: things to do before leaving France and how to stay in France after the assistantship
  • assistlinks.html: long list of links that may be helpful for assistants in France
  • lessonplan.html: all of my ESL teaching materials are available for download (MS Word format)
  • grenoble.html: specific information for assistants (or expats) in the académie of Grenoble and/or ville of Annecy

Expats in France

  • cds.html: obtaining a residency card in France
  • pacs.html: getting PACSed or married in France
  • license.html: French driver's license & driving in France
  • health.html: Health Insurance (la Sécurité Sociale) & doctors in France

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