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Do We Leave a Tip?

To leave a tip or not to leave a tip...that is the question. When it comes time to pay the check, it's not always clear what to do in the tipping department when you're abroad. In today's podcast, we learn the tip situation in France and also how to tell someone they're crazy in French....

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: money, services
Function: arguing

Published: September 02, 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 Need My Internet Hooked Up

In today's lesson, we learn some internet lingo in French and how to arrange to set up your internet service over the phone. You'll be talking bandwidth and ADSL in no time...now all you have to do is make sure you're home from twelve to five....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: October 10, 2012

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Record After the Beep

Deciding which message to record on your answering machine is not an easy task even in your native language. I mean, there are so many possibilities. In today's lesson, we learn how to record a voicemail message in French, and also what the French version of the robotic phone lady will say to you in...

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: services

Published: August 03, 2012

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A Room with a View

Have you ever noticed that when you need to complain at a hotel or a restaurant in France, all of a sudden no one can speak English anymore? Well, after this lesson, you'll have the upper hand. In today's lesson, we learn how to complain and resolve a problem with a hotel reservation in French....

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: July 20, 2012

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