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Le saviez-vous? - L'histoire de la dictée - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

It took two hundred years to standardize French spelling before it could be taught in schools using a method called la dictée (dictation), in which a student writes out the words he or she hears. As a matter of fact, this is the exact same principle behind Yabla's Scribe game!

Marie & Jeremy - Et si on se rencontrait ? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Viewer Discretion Advised

"Marion" and "Samuel" (aka Marie and Jeremy) meet for the first time in person after chatting online. While Samuel is smitten with Marion, Marion isn't nearly as impressed with him, to say the least.

Sophie et Patrice - Les endives au jambon - Part 2 View Series

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.

Le saviez-vous? - La tradition de la Chandeleur - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia delves into the festival of la Chandeleur, or Candlemas, which takes place on the second of February. In France, la Chandeleur is traditionally celebrated by eating crêpes.

Amal et Caroline - Montmartre View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Amal and Caroline visit the iconic Montmartre district and the Sacré-Cœur basilica, built in the late nineteenth century. The basilica is a place where people used to worship martyrs.

Le Jour où tout a basculé - À la recherche de mon passé - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Julia meets with her brother, the person most familiar to her, though her memories are still vague. Later, her husband shows her a photo album to jog her memory, but she can't focus. She's convinced she was pushed down the stairs on the night of her accident.

Sophie et Patrice - Les endives au jambon - Part 1 View Series

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!

Bicloune - Magasin de vélos à Paris

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Bicloune is a unique bicycle shop in Paris with a wide variety of models, from antique bikes from 1905 to contemporary foldable ones. Audrey Hepburn supposedly used to ride a bicycle like one found in this store.

Le saviez-vous? - Le quartier du Vieux Nice View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Come visit the neighborhood of Vieux Nice (Old Nice), with its charming village atmosphere and interesting architecture. You will notice a definite Italian influence in this French city near the Italian border.

Marie & Jeremy - Le bijou View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Jeremy promises Marie a jewel of her choice for her birthday, but then manipulates her using a multitude of excuses and a thick layer of flattery. Marie might not get what she's promised, but you'll get some shiny new vocabulary to use during your next shopping trip in France!

Le saviez-vous? - Karine Rougier présente son art - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Karine Rougier invited several artists to participate in her exhibition revolving around the poem "Heart Piece" by Heiner Müller. All the paintings and sculptures are linked together by a common theme, as she explains in this video.

Le Jour où tout a basculé - À la recherche de mon passé - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Julia feels totally out of place and ill at ease. As she doesn't remember anything of her past, she has to rebuild connections with even the most familiar faces, such as her husband and her best friend.

Le saviez-vous? - Gérard raconte les Phocéens à Antibes View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Gérard tells us about the history of Antibes, which goes back to the Phocaeans. Those ancient people always consulted an oracle before undertaking a voyage into the unknown to conquer new territories.

Sophie et Patrice - Chiffres et nombres - Part 2 View Series

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.

Claire et Philippe - Je suis malade View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Claire has a sore throat, and Philippe is concerned about her health. They exchange a few health tips and home remedy ideas. Claire loves aromatherapy, while Philippe recommends pans of water for humidifying the air to make it more breathable.

Sophie et Patrice - Square Porte des Lilas View Series

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.

Le saviez-vous? - Karine Rougier présente son art - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Karine explains her creative process and her techniques. She works with wood, rocks, old postcards, stamps, and much else. The result is a mix of surreal creations that will intrigue the eye and puzzle the mind.

Le Jour où tout a basculé - À la recherche de mon passé - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Julia, a rich novelist, suffers from amnesia. She has no recollection of her prior life at all, and her husband is a complete stranger to her. Will he be able to help her reconnect with her past?

Le saviez-vous? - Gérard raconte l'histoire d'Antibes View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Gérard will introduce you to Antibes, a beautiful city founded by the Phocaeans in the 400s BC. The Phocaeans were replaced by the Romans, who were replaced by the Christians. Nowadays Antibes has grown to become the third-largest city in the Alpes-Maritimes department.

Sophie et Patrice - Chiffres et nombres - Part 1 View Series

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.

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