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Sœur Emmanuelle

You've surely heard of Mother Theresa, but have you heard of her French equivalent, Sister Emmanuelle? We honor the recent passing of this great woman in today's lesson, where you'll learn some sophisticated French from two French nuns. You'll also learn in this lesson how to talk about someone who ...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: October 18, 2013

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Roller Coaster

The 100th lesson!! It's almost as exciting as being on a roller coaster. In today's podcast, we learn a few directional phrases in French and also how to say that we feel like we're going to throw up....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: July 05, 2013

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Scary Movie

Whether we are children or adults, our parents usually know what they're talking about. In today's podcast, we follow two children who decide to follow their own desires. Some things we learn in this lesson are how to express disappointment in French and also how to express regret that we should hav...

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: emotions, film

Published: June 07, 2013

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Don't Laugh This Time

Ever get the giggles?  Sometimes they're great but, when they're a symptom of stage fright, they can come at the worst times and be quite a curse. In this podcast, we'll see what happens when such a person, who is French, of course, applies for a bank loan and just can't control herself....

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: emotions
Function: explaining

Published: June 03, 2013

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Scary Noise

It happens to the best of us. Whether it's alone in a dark alley, watching the Blair Witch Project, or hearing an eerie noise, we can't always be heroes and, sometimes, we get scared. In today's podcast, we learn how to say in French that we're scared....

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: emotions

Published: May 31, 2013

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I'm in Love

Ah l'amour, l'amour... French, the language of love... But even in France (actually, especially in France!) things can quickly become complicated when it comes to affairs of the heart. In today's lesson, we share in the sorrows and torment of a love-sick French man who must make the worst of all rom...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: December 10, 2012

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It's Madness!

Where? At the department store during Christmas time, of course. In today's lesson, we listen in on a French couple who have gone down one too many an aisle today. You'll learn in this lesson how to talk about the crowds in French, as well as some other useful expressions you may need on a shopping ...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: July 25, 2012

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