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At the Hairdresser's

It's often after a session at the hairdresser's that people experience their greatest disappointments! Find out how to limit the damage by learning all the French vocabulary related to getting your hair cut in order to avoid ending up with a bright red mohawk!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: beauty, haircut

Published: December 06, 2013

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Casino

Sometimes, games of chance are as addictive as the hardest drugs; people can't help making a higher bid, even when they've already emptied their pockets. In today's lesson, learn all the French vocabulary you'll need when hitting up the casino, and discover how far one player is willing to go as he ...

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: games, bets

Published: November 29, 2013

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Buying A Mobile Phone: Step Two

If you're in the market for a new phone, or even a phone calling plan, then this lesson is one you have to listen to! You'll be learning all about how to talk about phones and purchases in French....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: November 22, 2013

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Buying a Mobile Phone: Step One

Some people look forward to it, others dread it. Either way, buying a phone is an essential part of most peoples' lives these days. Can you even remember back to when we didn't have cell phones? In today's lesson you'll learn all about the first step to buying a cell phone in France....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: November 15, 2013

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At the Dentist

Nothing quite sparkles like a perfect smile, but going to the dentist can be a daunting task. Don't let that language barrier stop you from having pearly white teeth. In this lesson learn what it takes to visit your local dentist....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: October 04, 2013

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Poker

Nothing goes with a guys' night out like a game of poker. Learn how to fleece your friends in French with this lesson....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: September 27, 2013

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Apartment Hunting

Apartment hunting might make you want to pull you hair out at times. You find the perfect place and it's out of your price-range. You find an affordable apartment and the location is horrible... You'll be learning all about conducting the apartment search in French in today's lesson....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: September 20, 2013

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How Was Your Day, Hon?

Unwinding at the end of the day is an important part of many peoples' routines. Listen to today's lesson to find out the French do this ritual!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Function: relationships, work

Published: September 06, 2013

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New Year's Eve

In today's lesson, learn everything you need to celebrate this 'réveillon de la nouvelle année' as if you were in Paris!  From the the usual countdown to midnight, to the essential French champagne.  At the end of the podcast,  Amaury tells us more about one special 'nuit de la Saint-Sylvestre' he s...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: August 05, 2013

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Chewing Gum

It's small, comes in different shapes and colours, can be stashed away in your purse or pocket. It is in a central part of all of our lives, but is often overlooked. If you haven't guessed it by now, we're talking about chewing gum. Learn all about describing this breath-freshening treat in today's ...

Host: Amaury, JP
Function: politeness, offering
Topic: smells, tones

Published: July 29, 2013

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Single?

Today's lesson is all about describing your love life to... erm... interested parties. Check it out to learn how the French try to discuss their dating status!...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: July 26, 2013

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Too Windy

Mix some high pressure systems and some low pressure systems and you get the Mistral - an important and wild wind that features prominently in today's podcast about weather!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: weather, wind

Published: July 19, 2013

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Are You Sick?

Waking up is not generally a fun part of the day, not for most people at least! In today's FrenchPod lesson you'll be learning all about waking others up (and being woken up)!...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: July 15, 2013

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What Time Is It?

It's time at FrenchPod to have a podcast on that important question we ask ourselves and the people around us every single day. We'll also be discussing the French name for the most important meal of the day! As you already know, we always have to discuss food here at FrenchPod!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: time, food

Published: July 10, 2013

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Cowboys

FrenchPod is taking a visit to the wild west today. Join us and learn all about telling others what to do (and what to do if they don't listen)!...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: May 06, 2013

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Skiing Lesson

A favorite pastime in the winter season, skiing can be as much a pleasure as a pain. Find out how, while learning how to talk all about it in French, in this podcast!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Function: sports

Published: April 29, 2013

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Speed Dating : Second Round

Looking for Mr. Perfect in a quick round of speed dating isn't exactly the easiest task in the world but occasionaly the stars align and prince charming  appears. Let's check in this lesson if Marion's date is one of those guys?...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: April 24, 2013

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Women's Day

Every year on March 8th people come together to celebrate a very important segment of the population. Half of it, in fact. Yes, that's right, March 8th is International Women's Day! Celebrate with FrenchPod while learning all about discussing this important holiday in French....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: April 22, 2013

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Going to the Tanning Salon

Want to impress on the beach this summer? Or maybe you just don't want to get a sunburn the first day out... This lesson is taking us the fake 'n bake, as JP would say! In this lesson JP and Amaury will also discuss the dangers in hitting up the tanning salon....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: April 17, 2013

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Get Out of the Park!

This poscast is full of French culture! From learning how to respond to a French officer to understanding why France's pavements and parks might not be the cleanest....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: April 15, 2013

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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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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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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...

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: humour, joke

Published: March 15, 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 s...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: March 08, 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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It's on me

This lesson is all about offering someone a drink. Learn how to use this classic pickup line in French, or how to respond to it!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Function: drink, order

Published: February 22, 2013

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How Much Do You Love Me?

Love doesn't have a price, some say. Well, maybe not. Check out today'slesson to learn all about giving gifts, shopping, and sales. We may even have some relationship advice for you! (Well, maybe not that last bit!)...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: February 20, 2013

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It's open

Ever wonder how the mail works in France? Today's lesson is all about the mailman and his daily visit to your house. You'll learn some important things about finding out who is at the door, as well!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: mail, mailman, post

Published: February 08, 2013

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Saddle Up!

Biking can be a fantastic adventure or a series of frustrating errors. What could be more frustrating though than not being able to express to your friends why you can't join them in a friendly bike race? learn how to say all your biking woes in this lesson....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: February 01, 2013

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Sales!

People go crazy for shopping... so it is sometimes difficult to explain what's happening when it comes to sales. And French people are no exception. That's what we are going to see in today's lesson. Also JP and Amaury will be happy to discuss the differences between the sales in France and United S...

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: shopping, sales

Published: January 23, 2013

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Friday The 13th

Can it be? Another Friday the 13th? We're seizing this opportunity to talk to you today about superstition in France... Want to know what makes Amaury and JP knock wood? Then check out this lesson!...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: January 14, 2013

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Seasickness

Nothing can be more troubling than a sudden case of seasickness. Before getting on the next ship to Paris learn how to explain what ailes you on the deep blue sea....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: December 19, 2012

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Packing One's Bags

Packing for a trip can be fun. Other times it can be more challenging. The risk is always that when you arrive in your destination, you'll have forgotten an essential item. Check out this lesson to see what the characters almost forget to pack!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Function: travel, clothing

Published: December 07, 2012

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Excuse Me, Do You Have Some Change?

What do you do when you only have a one-hundred note in your wallet and you just want to buy a delicious French baguette? In today's lesson, learn how to break a big note and ask for change......

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: November 15, 2012

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She Loves Me

Does she love me or love me not? Not knowing what that special someone thinks of you can be a troubling experience to say the least. Don't let that uncertain love rule your life though. Learn in this lesson how to ponder life's most difficult question : 'Does she love me?'...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: October 15, 2012

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Wine Included

We're going out for a friend's birthday in today's FrenchPod podcast. The kicker is that we have to make all the arrangements! Learn about making reservations (and about getting special deals) in this lesson....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: October 03, 2012

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Public Holiday

It's the summer and everyone wants a break from the office, right? Well join us at FrenchPod today as we check out - and enjoy a public holiday! Don't forget the sunscreen!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: vacation

Published: October 01, 2012

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Crepe Party Time

They are delicious, light, sweet and so addicting: crepes. Well today you'll not only learn all about cooking terms in French, you'll also be learning how to make these so-very-French treats!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Function: food, instructions

Published: September 28, 2012

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That's Not Funny

We're off to the public pool for today's lesson. In this hilarious lesson you'll be learning about the difference between the kiddie pool and the deep end... though it seems the protagonist in today's dialog isn't laughing!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Function: safety, sports

Published: September 26, 2012

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Ordering Pizzas

Today's lesson takes us on a culinary adventure: the trip to the pizza parlor! Learn how to order some authentic French pizza pies, as well as some interesting facts about pizza culture in France!...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: September 20, 2012

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Sandwiches à la Carte

Hungry listeners, beware: this lesson is going to make you even more hungry! What would you like on your sandwich? Tuna, chicken, cheese? Learn all the vocabulary you'll need for ordering the sandwich of your dreams...  ...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: September 13, 2012

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Magic

Today's lesson is all about magic. Whether you're planning to go to a magic show, or want to headline your very own performance, this lesson is for you....

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: magic, show

Published: September 07, 2012

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Happy Birthday!

Do you like cake? Yum! How about fruit cake? Gross... Chocolate cake? We will see... On Frenchpod, today's lesson is all about wishing Happy birthday and birthday cakes gone awry! In our lesson, learn how to express discontent and birthday wishes!...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: September 05, 2012

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