Savoir Flair!: 101 Tips for Enjoying France and the French

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Culture Crossings Limited, 2000 - Travel - 288 pages
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Which words of French unlock a warm welcome? What should you expect in hotels? Taxis? In cafe restrooms? What is the code for getting great customer service? What is all the fuss about food and French restaurants? Do you know how to charm French waiters? How do you entertain business contacts, intrigue French women and French men?

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Review: Savoir-Flair: Two Hundred and Eleven Tips for Enjoying France and the French

User Review  - Laura Haas - Goodreads

Funny and helpful for traveling to and living in France/Francophone countries. Helps you see how your (anglophone) behaviors are perceived from another culture and adjust accordingly- if you want to ... Read full review

Review: Savoir-Flair: 211 Tips for Enjoying France and the French

User Review  - Phil - Goodreads

Mildly helpful and an entertaining look at French culture, but undoubtedly full of unrealistic stereotypes. Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Polly Platt was a journalist in New York before moving to Paris in 1967, where she founded Culture Crossings, a cross-cultural training organization for corporate executives and their spouses. Her earlier books, "French or Foe" and "Savoir Flair" are international bestsellers.

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