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The Euro vs. The Franc

What happens when your country throws away a currency they've been using for decades and replaces it with a new one? For some people the transition goes smoothly, but for others...well, it might take awhile to get used to. In today's podcast, we join les Rossignol, a French couple on a shopping excu...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: August 23, 2013

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The Rossignols Go to London

In today's lesson, the Rossignols take a trip across the channel to London, and we learn how to talk about les soldes (the sales) and how to give opinions in French on how your vacation is going. Later in the podcast, we have a discussion about the relationship between the Frogs and the Roastbeefs. ...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: July 01, 2013

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School Stationery

It's the start of the school year and there's so much stuff to do! First, please your FrenchPod teachers by learning all the French vocabulary related to school supplies, music and team sports... and then you'll be ready to please your school teachers by learning your lessons!...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: March 25, 2013

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How Much Do You Love Me?

Love doesn't have a price, some say. Well, maybe not. Check out today'slesson to learn all about giving gifts, shopping, and sales. We may even have some relationship advice for you! (Well, maybe not that last bit!)...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: February 20, 2013

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Does This Make Me Look Fat?

In today's lesson, we take a little shopping trip with two French gals and learn some of the phrases that you may want to use with your own shopping partners when evaluating potential purchases. So the male listeners won't feel left out, Amaury also explains to us which of these phrases he would use...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: February 06, 2013

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Sales!

People go crazy for shopping... so it is sometimes difficult to explain what's happening when it comes to sales. And French people are no exception. That's what we are going to see in today's lesson. Also JP and Amaury will be happy to discuss the differences between the sales in France and United S...

Host: Amaury, JP
Topic: shopping, sales

Published: January 23, 2013

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Buying a Suit

If there's one thing about the French when it comes to clothes, it's not only what you wear, but how well it's tailored that makes one chic.  In today's lesson, we learn how to talk about alterations, so whether it is a suit or some other article of clothing that you're buying, it will be let out ju...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: November 09, 2012

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It's Madness!

Where? At the department store during Christmas time, of course. In today's lesson, we listen in on a French couple who have gone down one too many an aisle today. You'll learn in this lesson how to talk about the crowds in French, as well as some other useful expressions you may need on a shopping ...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: July 25, 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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How much is it?

Whether you are looking to buy some fresh légumes at the outdoor open market or you're more interested in going on a shopping binge down the Boulevard Haussmann, in today's lesson,  learn the French lingo to find out what's the damage....

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: shopping
Function: buying

Published: May 23, 2012

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