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Are You Ready?

In today's podcast, we learn about the plural form of "you," and have a lesson on how to say "good evening" and  "everybody" in French....

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: greetings

Published: September 30, 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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It's a Christmas Tree

How lovely are thy branches. But are they real or fake? In today's podcast, learn how to talk about Christmas trees in French. You'll also learn in this lesson how to ask someone why they are doing something....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: August 09, 2013

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What Time Is It?

It's time at FrenchPod to have a podcast on that important question we ask ourselves and the people around us every single day. We'll also be discussing the French name for the most important meal of the day! As you already know, we always have to discuss food here at FrenchPod!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: time, food

Published: July 10, 2013

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Can You Take a Picture?

Here we learn the French phrases to ask someone to take our picture, and also to say 'Hey! What are you doing?!" What is the connection  between these two things? Listen to today's podcast to find out....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: June 17, 2013

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You Need Money, Right?

When a globe-trotting relation gives us a call, the first question we usually want to ask is, where are you? If it's a child we haven't spoken to in awhile, it is, unfortunately, probably because they need something and we'll have to ask them that, too. Maybe saying it in French could make them feel...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: April 26, 2013

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Speed Dating : Second Round

Looking for Mr. Perfect in a quick round of speed dating isn't exactly the easiest task in the world but occasionaly the stars align and prince charming  appears. Let's check in this lesson if Marion's date is one of those guys?...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: April 24, 2013

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School Trip to the Seaside

Going on a field trip is always a fun and educational experience for kids... Although they still need to get permission from their parents. Let's see in this lesson if little Arnaud can convince his mom....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: April 01, 2013

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Springtime

Springtime is France, what could be more perfect. Perhaps springtime without allergies but that may never be. So, if by chance you happen to be in the country during this wonderful time of year, why not learn how to express how great the weather really is and how bad your allergies really are....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: March 27, 2013

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Pass the ball

Kids say the darndest things, don't they? Let's use this lesson, set on a rugby pitch, to learn all the vocabulary of playground ball games in French!...

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: sports, rugby

Published: March 01, 2013

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Saddle Up!

Biking can be a fantastic adventure or a series of frustrating errors. What could be more frustrating though than not being able to express to your friends why you can't join them in a friendly bike race? learn how to say all your biking woes in this lesson....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: February 01, 2013

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The phone's ringing

Someone should answer it. In this lesson, we learn how to talk about phones in French. You'll also learn how to ask someone if they are going to answer it....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: January 30, 2013

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My Package Still Hasn‘t Arrived

If you have a problem with the mail, this podcast will show you what to say in French to get it resolved. In today's lesson, through a customer who is evidently unhappy with the postal service, we learn how to make a complaint, to express outrage, and even the language the person at the counter migh...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: January 07, 2013

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I Caught a Cold

It's winter. The weather is getting progressively colder. And... ACHOO! That's right, the sniffles. Today's lesson gives you the tools to express this situation (and teaches you how to ask someone to keep their germs away from you)....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: December 21, 2012

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Interview Stress

No one likes having to come up with a list of personal strengths and weaknesses when preparing for an interview, but it's even more stressful when you have to tell your interviewer about your "weakness of being a perfectionist" in a foreign language. In today's lesson, we learn some French vocabular...

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: language, jobs

Published: December 12, 2012

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The Theater Alibi

In today's lesson, learn the French you need for the following scenarios: telling a police interrogator where you were last night, interrogating someone else about where they were last night and, at the same time, learn some nifty theater vocabulary....

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: questions, arts

Published: October 08, 2012

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No More Battery

Running out of battery on your cell phone can provide much-needed escape from the reaches of a nagging girlfriend or demanding boss. But sometimes you're waiting for that one vitally important call, and you need every drop of that battery juice! Well, thanks to today's Frenchpod lesson, you'll never...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: September 03, 2012

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Do You Have a Light?

Did you ever wish that you could approach some attractive person and say, “hey, baby, do you have a light?” Hey, everything sounds better in French, even if it’s not cool to smoke anymore. In today’s lesson, learn the language you’ll need to communicate with a nicotine-deprived person that might app...

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: questions

Published: August 27, 2012

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Do You Have These Shoes in Black?

In today's lesson, we learn some essential clothes shopping phrases you'll need in French-speaking countries. You'll also learn in this lesson how to talk about sizes and colors in French....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: July 04, 2012

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Are You Sure?

Going to the gym often involves remembering lots of things -socks, shoes, hairbrush, soap, and much much more. And where do you store all that stuff? We'll be exploring this essential gym topic in today's FrenchPod lesson....

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: June 25, 2012

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Do you speak French?

When you're talking to someone outside the homeland, the first step is finding out which language you can both speak well enough to be able to communicate with as little hand signals and exaggerated facial gestures as possible.  In today's lesson, we travel to a Moroccan bazaar where we have a lesso...

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: language

Published: June 11, 2012

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How old are you?

While it's not so nice to ask people their age, it doesn't hurt to know how it goes in case some administrative type asks you during those lovely red tape experiences you might encounter in France. In today's lesson, we not only learn how to talk about age, but also how to try to persuade someone in...

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: questions, age

Published: June 06, 2012

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Where's the bathroom?

When you have to use the restroom, there's no time to waste on trying to find the language you need for directions or to have to interpret the answer. In today's lesson, you'll learn the French way to ask where the facilities are, as well as the directions to get there that they'll probably give you...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: May 30, 2012

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What is this?

Being nosy isn't always bad...you learn faster when you're curious, for example. But what happens when the answer is not what we wanted to hear? Well, let's find out in today's lesson and along the way, learn how to ask "what is this?" in French....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: May 21, 2012

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