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Fender Bender

We hope you never have an experience, like a little car accident, where you have to defend why the mishap wasn't your fault, but obviously the other bonehead that didn't respect the stop sign. Just in case, though, in today's podcast you'll learn how to hold your own in French if it ever happens to ...

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: mishaps

Published: November 08, 2013

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It's Not Too Serious

Sometimes little accidents happen. You take a stroll with your beloved  and a pigeon accidentally flies into your head...you walk into a glass door (well, it's see-through, people need to tell you when they are going to close it)... you accidentally fall out of a tree. C'est la vie.  In today's podc...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: May 10, 2013

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Something's Burning

The fact that something smells like smoke is not the problem; the real problem is that panicky stampede that results when someone screams "fire!" In today's lesson, learn who to call in France and what to do in French when you smell something burning....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: October 24, 2012

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Elevator Breakdown

It's important to know what to do in a crisis, especially if it happens in the French language. In today's lesson, we cover both perspectives. Learn what to say if you need to know how to express your own panic and discomfort in a crisis, and also what to say to someone else who is freaking out when...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: October 17, 2012

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