Sophie et Patrice - Les endives au jambon - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Patrice gives Sophie the recipe for endives au jambon (endive with ham), a simple but filling dish he learned from his father. Try it at home!

Sophie et Patrice - Les endives au jambon - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Sophie and Patrice come up with some variations on their simple but hearty meal of endive with ham. They briefly consider opening a restaurant, but as Patrice points out, cooking for forty-five people is a lot harder than cooking for two.

Sophie et Patrice - Après Noël

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Sophie and Patrice question the tradition of the Christmas tree and think it's not very environmentally responsible. They'd like to find of way of conserving the tree they bought and reuse it for next Christmas.

Sophie et Patrice - Après le réveillon

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Sophie and Patrice are trying to recover from the Christmas festivities and can't stand the sight of foie gras, turkey, or Yule logs... They consider doing away with the Christmas tradition of big feasts altogether and escaping to the tropics instead.

Sophie et Patrice - Le français tel qu'il est parlé à Paris

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Patrice and Sophie have a conversation about the French language. They agree that French people speak too fast for the average learner, and abbreviations and contractions make it even more difficult to understand. Patrice has a few theories as to why Parisians in particular speak so fast.

Sophie et Patrice - Square Porte des Lilas

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Patrice and Sophie are at Porte des Lilas in Paris, where some new athletic spaces have recently been added. Among other things, you can now bring your racket and ball to play ping pong for free.

Sophie et Patrice - Chiffres et nombres - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Sophie and Patrice introduce the basics of counting in French. They make it up to one sextillion (un trilliard), but if you're new to French, you can just focus on learning zéro to neuf.

Sophie et Patrice - Chiffres et nombres - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Sometimes numbers like cent (hundred) and quatre-vingts (eighty) take an S at the end, but other times they don't. Others, like mille (thousand), never take one. Sophie and Patrice explain these and other rules of writing numbers in French in this video.

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