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Lionel - Les devinettes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Listen to Lionel Brigeot, alias Hugo Dampf, who challenges everyone with his riddles, puns, and attempts at humor. You'll learn to understand how riddles work in French and perhaps create your own!

Lionel - La Cathédrale de Toul - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Still in Toul, Lionel takes a closer look at the Saint-Étienne Cathedral in Toul. Its construction started in the thirteen hundreds and was completed around 1495.

Lionel - La Cathédrale de Toul - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Astrid gives us a detailed description of the Toul Cathedral, its history, and its special features. Though its gargoyles may look scary, they serve a special purpose: draining rainwater off the roof. A light and sound show takes place every year, highlighting the gargoyles and the cathedral's amazing architecture.

Lionel - La ville de Toul

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel is in Toul, twenty-seven kilometers from Nancy in the northeast of France. This small medieval town has a pretty riverside port and a magnificent Gothic cathedral called Cathédrale Saint-Étienne. Don't miss Lionel's signature pun at the end of this video!

Lionel - Les bières artisanales Coin Coin

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Lionel is at a local market in Toul near Alsace, where he samples a beer from a local micro-brewery that sells its products at several markets in the area. The beer goes by the name of "Coin Coin" ("Quack Quack") for no other reason than catching people's attention. The young lady, who brews the beer herself, reassures Lionel that consuming her beer will not give him webbed feet...

Lionel - Le vin de Toul - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel visits a winery in the Lorraine region, which was full of vineyards in Roman times. Only a fraction of those vineyards remain today. This particular winery produces a wine called "Gris de Toul" (Toul Gray) due to the grayish color of the grapes during the fermentation process.

Lionel - Le vin de Toul - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel visits a vineyard in Bruley near Toul. In this video, the wine grower Isabelle explains the advantages of high vines versus low ones. The high vines are easier to maintain.

Lionel - Le club de foot de Nancy - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Lionel takes us to a highly regarded soccer club where the shadow of certain famous soccer players like Rouyer and Platini still hangs. The Nancy-Lorraine Soccer Club grooms high school boys into professional soccer players, endeavoring to strike a balance between academic and sporting achievements.

Lionel - Le club de foot de Nancy - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Lionel takes us inside the AS Nancy-Lorraine soccer club in Velaine-en-Haye, where young men can study full-time and train to become professional soccer players.

Lionel - En studio d'enregistrement - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Lionel introduces us to Norbert, a former mailman who always had an interest in music and, after retiring, finally got to pursue his passion by setting up his own recording studio.

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