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Coco Chanel

La Maison Chanel est un des fleurons de la haute couture. Depuis sa création, elle a modelé et véhiculé le concept d'élégance à la française à travers le monde. A l'origine de cette réussite se trouve une femme singulière qui a révolutionné le monde de la mode tout au long du vingtième siècle : Coco...

Published: December 16, 2013

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Charles de Gaulle

Dans un récent sondage auprès des Français, le général de Gaulle a été classé aux côtés de Napoléon comme  'personnage le plus célèbre de l'Histoire de France'. Nous allons donc partir à la découverte de ce grand homme dans cette leçon et reprendre les principales étapes de sa vie. Ce podcast nous p...

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: people, history

Published: November 18, 2013

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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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Napoléon Bonaparte : Sa Jeunesse

Nous entamons avec grand plaisir aujourd'hui une série de trois leçons de niveau avancé qui retracera la vie de cet illustre personnage de l'Histoire de France. C'est logiquement par sa jeunesse en Corse que nous commencerons le récit de ses aventures. Premier podcast de cette série d'autant plus in...

Host: Amaury, Marion
Topic: people, history

Published: August 30, 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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Brad Pitt Bought A Baguette Yesterday Morning

Yes, the girls from Provence are still trying to find Brad Pitt and today they finally find him....or do they? In today's lesson, we'll learn many things in French as we revisit the Brad Pitt drama, like how to talk about time durations and also how to ask the important question, 'how do I look?'...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: January 09, 2013

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Did You Hear About Brad Pitt?

What do Brad Pitt, La Provence, and the French language have in common? Find out in today's lesson, where you'll also learn how to express shock in French, rapture in French and, later, some interesting details about one of France's major regions, La Provence....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: December 31, 2012

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Monte-Carlo

After Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier, Monte-Carlo soon became synonymous with the lifestyle of the rich and famous. Monaco also happens to be the smallest country in the world where French is the official language.  In today's lesson, we learn some interesting facts about this tiny paradise and ...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: December 17, 2012

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