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La Renaissance des Jeux Olympiques

Le français est, avec l'anglais, la langue officielle du Comité international olympique et est largement utilisé lors des Jeux. Mais y a-t-il une raison derrière cela?  Par l'intermédiaire de deux journalistes présents sur place lors de la cérémonie d'ouverture, nous allons revenir sur leur réintrod...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: November 25, 2013

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The French Open

Jeu, set et match...we're not going to learn how to serve or practice your forehand in today's podcast, but we will learn the French vocab to talk about Roland Garros, a.k.a. the French Open....

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: sports
Function: complaining, sports

Published: September 23, 2013

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Tour de France

When you think cycling, you think Tour de France. In today's podcast, we have a lesson on some of the French expressions and vocabulary associated with this sports event, but we also learn how to encourage someone who wants to give up....

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: sports

Published: August 16, 2013

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Very Superstitious

It's time for the Olympics, and in today's podcast, we learn what French people call them. We also have a lesson about how to talk about dates and numbers in French, as well as learn some vocabulary related to superstitions....

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: sports, dates

Published: July 31, 2013

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Lost in the Mountains

In today's lesson, we join two hikers in the French Alps who are walking around. And around.  And around. You'll learn how to argue with someone in French that you think you are lost and how to respond that, no, you are not. Later in the podcast, we discuss Chamonix Mont-Blanc and give some travel t...

Host: Erica, Amaury

Published: June 21, 2013

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The Hunting Trip

Hunting is a controversial topic in these modern times, especially in France. In this lesson, we join some French hunters as they creep through the woods and find the unexpected. Later in the podcast, we discuss gun laws and the hunting debate in France....

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: sports, animals
Function: giving_orders

Published: June 12, 2013

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Boxing

Time to kick some bum on FrenchPod!! Of course in a very conventional way... In this lesson, we'll be talking about boxing. Who knows? You might end up watching the French dubbed version of Rocky some day. Or even better you might end up in a fight with a Frenchman/woman. What would you do in that s...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: March 08, 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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Zinédine Zidane

Qui ne connaît pas Zinédine Zidane, également appelé affectueusement Zizou, la star du ballon rond qui a enflammé le stade de France à plusieurs reprises et fait vibrer le coeur de plus d`un fan! Elu personnalité préférée des Français en 2008, découvrez aujourd`hui celui qui a porté l'équipe de Fran...

Host: Amaury, Marion

Published: February 18, 2013

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Foot!

Yeah! A lesson on football...soccer...foot! If you love this sport, then you'll love this lesson because Amaury teaches the phrases you need to learn to be able to talk about the sport in French. If you do not like soccer, though, the lesson is also for you because you'll learn from Erica how to exp...

Host: Erica, Amaury
Topic: sports

Published: December 28, 2012

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Ice Skating

Ice skating can be one of the joys of the winter season. For those not so comfortable on skates, though, it can be a real challenge. Check out this lesson to learn all about talking about skating in French, and watch out for that slippery patch...!...

Host: Amaury, JP

Published: August 24, 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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