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Lionel L - La Butte aux Cailles View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel takes us to the friendly Butte aux Cailles neighborhood in Paris. Its village-like atmosphere is a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the capital. The Butte aux Cailles was formerly part of the small town of Gentilly before being attached to the city of Paris.

Alain Etoundi - Allez tous vous faire enfilmer! - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

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In the final segment of Alain Etoundi's Allez tous vous faire enfilmer! (Go Film Yourselves!), Etoundi denounces the French criminal justice system, which tends to punish poor people of color more heavily than affluent white people who commit similar crimes.

Lionel - au club canin - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Jean-Pierre's canine club is a very structured environment, where both the dog owners and the dogs receive a membership card. And the dogs even receive a report card as well, just like children in school!

Le saviez-vous? - Les verbes du 2ème groupe les plus utilisés View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia explains how to conjugate second-group verbs in the present indicative. Regular verbs ending in -ir all follow the same conjugation rules.

Christian Le Squer - Je ne fais que goûter! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Chef Christian Le Squer, takes us into the kitched of his three-Michelin-starred restaurant, Le Cinq. You will see the cooks at work making exquisite dishes. Le Squer wants the food cooked to perfection, even "sexy," as he puts it. His job is to taste only, but it's not as easy as it looks.

Le Jour où tout a basculé - J'ai volé pour nourrir mon fils - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

After her divorce, Sarah is raising her son Nino alone and is having trouble coping with his hostile behavior. Her financial situation doesn't allow for meat on the table more than twice a week. Nino proposes a dishonest solution, but his mother won't hear of it.

Indila - Run Run View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In her song "Run Run," Indila advises us to slow down and take stock. Are lifelong ambitions and the pursuit of money and success worth the sacrifice? Life in the fast lane might be too costly.

Alain Etoundi - Allez tous vous faire enfilmer! - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

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A black mother who joined the film project launched by Alain Etoundi is critical of movies that don't portray black people accurately and perpetuate stereotypes. She says there's a dearth of good movies with positive role models for young black people.

Lionel - au club canin - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Chic is a very special dog who is the epitome of excellent training and good behavior. Jean-Pierre explains some important factors regarding training, like the sex of the animal. Apparently, male dogs respond better to female trainers and vice versa.

Le saviez-vous? - Conjugaison du verbe finir au présent View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In this video, you will learn how to conjugate the verb finir (to finish) in the present tense. This verb is used as a reference for all second-group verbs, which end in -ir.

Le Jour où tout a basculé - Mes grands-parents sont infidèles - Part 9 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

René and Sylvette have decided to go their separate ways and have forgiven their granddaughter Louise. But Louise has one more surprise in store for René, and this time it works!

Voyage en France - Auvers-sur-Oise - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel finishes up his tour of Auvers-sur-Oise with an appreciation of Vincent Van Gogh, who completed an astounding eighty paintings during his two-month sojourn in the village. In this video, you'll see the inn where the artist stayed during his visit, along with some of the gorgeous stops on the "painters' discovery" tour of Auvers-sur-Oise. It's easy to see why the village was such an inspiration to the impressionists!

Le saviez-vous? - Les verbes du 2ème groupe View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In this video, you will learn to recognize the difference between first- and second-group verbs. First-group verbs end in -er in the infinitive and second-group verbs end in -ir. The verbs in each group have the same endings in each tense, which makes it a lot easier to learn how to conjugate them.

Alain Etoundi - Allez tous vous faire enfilmer! - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Viewer Discretion Advised

After multiple organizations refused to finance his film Un frère comme moi (A Brother Like Me), Alain Etoundi decided to speak out by making a short film called Allez tous vous faire enfilmer! (Go Film Yourselves!). He criticizes the French film industry for not doing justice to suburban black communities, preferring instead to churn out films with stereotypical black characters.

Lionel - au club canin - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this video, Jean-Pierre teaches us some dog commands in various languages, using his border collie Chic as a model. He also tells us why some breeds are easier to train than others.

Banlieues françaises - jeunes et policiers, l'impossible réconciliation? - Part 5 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Rokhaya Diallo draws a parallel between incidents of racial discrimination and police brutality in the United States and similar incidents in French suburbs. She notes that young people are mobilizing and becoming more politically engaged in the aftermath of the infamous Théo case.

Le Jour où tout a basculé - Mes grands-parents sont infidèles - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

When René, Edna, Sylvette, and Louise finally come face to face with each other, Edna and Louise can no longer hide their game of deception. The confusion that ensues slowly clears as confessions come forth. Will they all recover and forgive one another?

Voyage en France - Auvers-sur-Oise - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel introduces us to the town of Auvers-sur-Oise, famous as a source of inspiration for a number of impressionist painters, notably Vincent Van Gogh. He also gives us a sneak peek into the Daubigny Museum, dedicated to the work of the pre-impressionist Charles-François Daubigny.

Le saviez-vous? - La Cigale et la fourmi - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Patricia sheds a new light on the renowned fable by Jean de La Fontaine, "The Cicada and the Ant." Maybe the cicada isn't such a bad character after all....

Lionel - au club canin - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel interviews his cousin Jean-Pierre, who is a dog trainer. Jean-Pierre explains that dogs are like children: the sooner they are trained, the better. As a dog gets older, it becomes increasingly difficult to fix bad behaviors. However, it's never too late to teach an old dog new tricks...

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