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Speed Dating : Third Round

After the last candidates, will poor Marion finally find her prince charming? It seems the cards are in her favor! In today`s podcast, learn how to seduce someone by simply being natural and gentlemanly, just as the French know how to do!...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: April 10, 2013

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Heads or Tails

Can't make up your mind no matter how hard you try? Why not learn how to save most difficult problems with a coin?...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: April 08, 2013

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Rain

The first line of today's newbie dialog is the first line of a very popular French song about... the rain. Join us in this lesson to find out how our characters react when the weather is pretty cloudy. Not to forget the funny anecdote that JP and Amaury have for you regarding the song....

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: weather, likes

Published: April 05, 2013

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The Exams Period Is Coming Up

Why are some French college students taking exams at the beginning of the year? In this lesson, we have a lesson on the French school system and learn some of the vocabulary in a super stressé university student's life....

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: education

Published: April 03, 2013

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School Trip to the Seaside

Going on a field trip is always a fun and educational experience for kids... Although they still need to get permission from their parents. Let's see in this lesson if little Arnaud can convince his mom....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: April 01, 2013

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Bad Driver

Rules of the road are something many people are familiar with thanks to driver's ed. Think of this FrenchPod lesson as a little driver's ed French style!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Function: police, rules

Published: March 29, 2013

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Springtime

Springtime is France, what could be more perfect. Perhaps springtime without allergies but that may never be. So, if by chance you happen to be in the country during this wonderful time of year, why not learn how to express how great the weather really is and how bad your allergies really are....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: March 27, 2013

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School Stationery

It's the start of the school year and there's so much stuff to do! First, please your FrenchPod teachers by learning all the French vocabulary related to school supplies, music and team sports... and then you'll be ready to please your school teachers by learning your lessons!...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: March 25, 2013

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Downloading

Whether you're for or against downloading free music, it's unquestionably a part of modern life all over the world, including France. In this lesson, learn what it takes to discuss downloading music online both illegally and legally....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: March 22, 2013

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How Well Do You Know This Girl?

Pretty girl catch your eye? I could be a passing fancy, or it could be the beginning of a storybook romance. Don't let her be the one who gets away. In this lesson learn how to do everything from compliment to get a special someones number....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: March 20, 2013

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Mr. President Of The European Union

In this lesson, learn what the European rotational system is all about. You'll learn in this lesson how to say some political and governmental lingo in French....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: March 18, 2013

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Belgian Joke

Today's dialog is set in a bar in Belgium with Jacques Brel singing in the background. When you hear the name of this country in France, it's commonly associated with 'bière'and 'frites' but also with 'blague'. So let's hear that joke in this lesson and find out about just what, exactly, constitutes a 'Belgian joke'....

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: humour, joke

Published: March 15, 2013

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The First Time We Met

In today's lesson, we take a trip down memory lane with a French couple who recount the first time they met.....well, one of them does anyway....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: March 13, 2013

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What's Going On?

When there's a big hoopla and a crowd forming on the streets, who can resist going to investigate and finding out what all the commotion is about? In this lesson, learn how to ask like a French Marvin Gaye, "What's going on?"...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: March 11, 2013

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Boxing

Time to kick some bum on FrenchPod!! Of course in a very conventional way... In this lesson, we'll be talking about boxing. Who knows? You might end up watching the French dubbed version of Rocky some day. Or even better you might end up in a fight with a Frenchman/woman. What would you do in that situation? Would you just say "Sorry, I don't speak any French" and feel sorry for yourself before the bout has even started? No! You'll tell them "You know what, I am not afraid of you, I have been listening to FrenchPod, tu vas voir ce que j'ai dans le ventre!"...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: March 08, 2013

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Did You See the Price of Gas?

Did you almost have a heart attack the last time that you went to the gas station? Well, the worst part about that was that you couldn't tell anyone about it in French. In today's lesson, we remedy that situation and teach you all the vocabulary you'll need to blame the near-death experience on OPEC....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: March 06, 2013

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I Have the Flu

It's that time of the year when people come down with seasonal ailments. In today's lesson, you'll learn how to talk about the flu in French. This lesson will also teach you to say where you think you got it from and what you've done about it....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: March 04, 2013

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Pass the ball

Kids say the darndest things, don't they? Let's use this lesson, set on a rugby pitch, to learn all the vocabulary of playground ball games in French!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: sports, rugby

Published: March 01, 2013

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