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Labor Union Movement

Les Français sont célèbres pour leurs grèves et leurs manifestations, mais quelles sont leurs revendications, leurs demandes? Découvrez dans ce podcast le vocabulaire du parfait manifestant, et comment parler à vos "camarades travailleurs"....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: November 04, 2013

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Bastille Day

Every year, the French celebrate the day that the people stormed the Bastille, and set the winds of change from Monarchy to Democracy. In today's podcast, let's go back in time to the streets of Paris, to that day in 1789 that changed France, and the world, forever....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: August 02, 2013

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The Protest

There's nothing the French love more than a good protest. In fact, you could say that taking to the streets to voice one's opinion is a national pastime. In today's podcast, we witness first-hand one of these French protests and see what it's all about. You'll also learn in this lesson how to ask so...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: May 29, 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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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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What's the address?

In today's lesson, we learn how to talk about addresses in French and we also discuss where the French president lives. What do these two things have to do with pizza? Listen to this podcast to find out....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: February 15, 2013

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Armistice Day

Armistice Day is an important holiday in Europe and so, in today's lesson, we're going to get a little historical and go back in time to the day the Armistice was signed and ended World War I. We'll talk a little about the Great War and also learn in this lesson some formal French that might be spok...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: January 21, 2013

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Do You Vote?

In every democracy around voting time, there are always those who have excuses about why they are not going to make it to the polls this year and those who lecture the excuse-makers about why it is their duty as a citizen to vote. In today's lesson, we witness such a debate between two French citize...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: January 11, 2013

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