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Grand Corps Malade - Dimanche soir View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

On his sixth album, "Plan B," slam poet Grand Corps Malade tells his story through his songs. This one, "Dimanche Soir" (Sunday Night), is dedicated to his wife of twelve years.

Le saviez-vous? - "Ne pas encore", forme négative de "déjà" View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia explains the use of déjà and ne pas encore in French. Déjà means "yet" or "already," depending on context. In the negative, déjà becomes ne pas encore (not yet).

Le Jour où tout a basculé - Ma mère fait tout pour briser mon couple - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Sabine, who can't bear the fact that her son is dating her housekeeper, Gabriela, constantly harasses her in hopes of getting rid of her and splitting up the couple.

Elisa et Mashal - Mon chien Roméo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Elisa and Mashal dote over little Roméo, an adorable Pomeranian (or loulou de Poméranie in French). They want to find him a mate to produce a litter.

Lionel - En studio d'enregistrement - Part 1 View Series

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.

Le saviez-vous? - La Maison de l'Olive à Nice - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

What's the difference between tapenade and olive paste? What needs to be done to olives to make them consumable? Find out in this video!

Patrice Zana - L'artiste et ses inspirations - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Patrice Zana's Dada-inspired artwork relies heavily on wordplay. In this video he discusses his pieces Caisse à dire ("Talking Box," a pun on qu'est-ce à dire [what does it mean]), Boîte à choses sûres ("Box of Sure Things," a pun on boîte à chaussures [shoe box]), and more.

Le saviez-vous? - La prononciation des voyelles et groupes de voyelles - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia concludes her series on vowels and vowel groups with a discussion of the vowels O and U. She also mentions a French word that contains all five vowels, but none of them are individually pronounced. Can you guess what it is?

Le Jour où tout a basculé - Ma mère fait tout pour briser mon couple - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Sabine's suspicions have been confirmed, and she's putting pressure on Gabriela to give up her relationship with her son. Gabriela's job is in jeopardy, and she can't afford to lose it.

Alizée - Moi... Lolita

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Alizée sings her hit single "Moi... Lolita" (Me... Lolita) from her debut album Gourmandises (Delicacies). The song is based on the novel Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov.

Voyage en France - Dourdan - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the last episode on the town of Dourdan, Daniel shows us the Abbaye de L'Ouÿe (literally, "Hearing Abbey"). Legend has it that King Louis VII commissioned it in honor of his friends and loved ones who heard his cries when he was lost in the forest one day.

Serge Amoruso - Spécialiste en haute maroquinerie

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Serge Amoruso is an artisan extraordinaire who makes exquisite leather goods, from high-end bags to more artistic objects. Each piece is unique and takes anywhere from six months to two years to make.

Samuel Gassmann - Créateur de boutons de manchette

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Samuel Gassmann is an artisan who makes unconventional cufflinks of all different types: he has one set representing the "totality of time," and another inspired by the Happy Families card game. Be sure to stop by his new store the next time you're in Paris!

Le Jour où tout a basculé - Ma mère fait tout pour briser mon couple - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Gabriela works as a housekeeper for a middle-class family. Yann, the son of homeowner Sabine, falls in love with Gabriela and gradually the relationship blossoms, until it is no longer a secret. Sabine thinks Gabriela is not worthy of her son's interest.

SongJa Flûtes - Spécialiste de la flûte traversière

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Sophie-SongJa Lévy takes us into her music workshop, SongJa Flûtes. She is a transverse flute (concert flute) specialist who will show you the different parts of the instrument and teach you a few technical terms.

Le saviez-vous? - La prononciation des voyelles et groupes de voyelles - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In this video, you will learn how to pronounce some vowel combinations with the letter E (ei, eu, eau) as well as the differences between é, è, and ê.

Voyage en France - Dourdan - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Dourdan is a historic town with a magnificent church called the Église de Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois. Renamed the "Temple of Victorious Reason" during the Revolution, the church now contains a statue that bears a striking resemblance to Darth Vader (known as Dark Vador in France).

Christine and the Queens - La Marcheuse View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Viewer Discretion Advised

Christine sings "La marcheuse" (The Walker), from her latest album Chris. Dressed as a bullfighter, she walks the deserted streets of a village to confront those who want to harm her. Or is it her own demons?

Patrice Zana - L'artiste et ses inspirations - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Patrice Zana is a poet-artist inspired by the Dada movement and the concept of détournement (literally, "diversion," "hijacking"). He invented the term bris colisme to describe his practice, which employs fragmentation, collage, and wordplay in a variety of media.

Le saviez-vous? - La Maison de l'Olive à Nice - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Learn all about olives with this olive merchant from Nice. This lovely store, "La Maison de l'Olive," has all kinds of olive delicacies from the region and across the Mediterranean basin. Did you know that the olive groves (oliveraies) in the Nice region were planted by the Greeks?

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