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Surprise Party

Decorations, cake, presents, a big sign with the birthday person's name on it, but most importantly, the build-up of excitement for that moment when you get to see the surprised look on the person's face. In today's podcast, our birthday boy is surprised alright! Share in his amazement and learn the...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: September 16, 2013

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La Fête de la Musique

It's only the greatest day of the year in France...ever! If you don't know what it is, then you must listen to this French lesson and find out. In today's podcast, we shall be the third wheel of two Parisians who are experiencing first-hand the most unique and wonderful French event - La Fête de la ...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: August 21, 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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Family Affair

Don't you just love those family get-togethers where somebody always starts an argument with someone else? In today's podcast, we witness a family dispute in French and learn some vocabulary about birthdays....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: June 28, 2013

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I've Really Thought It Over

Rites of passage are always interesting when it comes to different cultures, so today we check out what French people say when they get married. In today's podcast, we are witnesses to the end of a wedding ceremony in France and learn the vows that one makes in French to get hitched....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: June 24, 2013

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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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Galette des Rois

To start 2009 on a happy note, FrenchPod offers "La Galette des Rois," a lesson on a French celebration which takes place in early January.. As often in France, there's food involved, associated here with a mysterious secret... Let's join JP and Amaury to find out what's in that cake!...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: August 15, 2012

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