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L'Invention du Septième Art

Un, deux, trois... Ca tourne. Nous allons profiter de la leçon d'aujourd'hui pour nous intéresser aux premiers pas du cinéma. Ce podcast sera également l'occasion pour Christela et Amaury de donner quelques conseils à toute personne désireuse de se renseigner sur l'activité cinématographique en Fran...

Published: December 09, 2013

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Conte de Charles Perrault

Vous avez toujours cru que "Cendrillon" et "La belle au bois dormant" sortaient tout droit de l'imaginaire des studios Disney... Et bien nous allons voir dans ce podcast que le véritable auteur de ces contes (et de bien d'autres) est le français Charles Perrault: nous vous proposons donc de (re)déco...

Function: telling_a_story

Published: October 28, 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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Le Père Fouettard

Little Amaury's been naughty and Pere Fouettard's not happy about it... listen as he scrambles to prove that he's been a good boy this year before it's too late! In this podcast learn all about the French tradition of St. Nick's not-so-nice side-kick....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: May 01, 2013

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The Michelin Guide

A country so dedicated to the finer things in life would, of course, provide resources for letting you know what's the best of the best. You'll learn all about these essential guides for the serious gastronomic connoisseur, as two employees discuss finding the perfect gift for their boss. Later in t...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: February 04, 2013

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We Don't Celebrate Halloween!

Do they celebrate Halloween in France? Well, that is an open-ended question. In this lesson, we witness a domestic debate between a French couple on whether the little one should participate in this event, through which you'll learn some Halloween expressions, as well as how to express in French tha...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: January 18, 2013

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Autumn: Hate It or Love It

Is the glass half full or half empty? In today's lesson, two people with different ways of looking at things express the feelings that autumn inspires in them. Whether you're an optimist or a pessimist, learn in this lesson some ways to express how you see the world in French....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: January 04, 2013

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I Made Some Snails

Time for another French cuisine lesson and today's lesson is a real gem. We discuss the phenomenon of the French being snail lovers and also learn some French phrases related to cooking and eating....

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: food, culture
Function: cooking

Published: November 07, 2012

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