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Contes de fées - Le chat botté - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the second part of "Le Chat Botté" (Puss in Boots), the cat arranges for a poor boy to meet and marry a princess. He sets up an elaborate scheme that works perfectly according to plan.

Contes de fées - Le chat botté - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Enjoy the fairytale "Puss in Boots" as told by Lionel. A very resourceful cat helps his master become rich thanks to a cunning plan.

Contes de fées - Cendrillon - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel brings Cinderella's fairy tale to its happy conclusion. She will never have to scrub the floor again, thanks to Prince Charming and his army of servants.

Contes de fées - Cendrillon - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel and Patricia present their version of "Cinderella," written by Charles Perrault. You'll learn some classic fairy tale vocabulary in this video, such as "glass slipper," "golden carriage," and much more!

Contes de fées - La petite sirène - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The little mermaid visits a sea witch who gives her human legs in exchange for her voice. Will she get her wish to live happily ever after on land with her beloved prince?

Contes de fées - La petite sirène - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Enjoy Yabla's rendition of "The Little Mermaid (or "La petite sirène"), originally written by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. In part one, the little mermaid swims ashore to a handsome prince. But will she see him again?

Contes de fées - Le vilain petit canard - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel reads part two of the Ugly Duckling story, which has, as you may already know, a very happy ending.

Contes de fées - Le vilain petit canard - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

If you're familiar with the story of the Ugly Duckling, you may enjoy revisiting this classic fairy tale in French, as read by Lionel and Patricia.

Contes de fées - Le roi grenouille - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the second episode of "The Frog King," the princess follows the frog's instructions, albeit reluctantly. And as you might guess, he turns into a handsome prince!

Contes de fées - Le roi grenouille - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel reads us the fairy tale, "The Frog King" (also known as "The Princess and the Frog"). The princess loses her precious gold ball in a pond. A frog appears, recovers it for her, and asks for a small favor in return. Will the princess honor her promise?

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 13. Stephenson - Part 7 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

This last part of the Il était une fois episode on George Stephenson deals with the Rainhill Trials, a competition that determined what kind of trains (steam engines or locomotives) would be used on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. Stephenson proves to be the best competitor.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 13. Stephenson - Part 6 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

This next part of the Il était une fois series on George Stephenson deals with the Rainhill Trials, a competition that determined what kind of trains (steam engines or locomotives) would be used on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 13. Stephenson - Part 5 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The future of the railroad depends on whether George Stephenson's locomotive, 38 cars long, will run or not. The local townspeople debate whether it will go full speed ahead or not budge at all due to its size.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 13. Stephenson - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

George Stephenson tries out his invention, a steam locomotive. He allows his son, Robert, to ride on it as long as he stays on the edge of the carriage and gets ready to jump off if the rails buckle under the weight of the locomotive... which they do. Luckily his son followed his instructions!

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 13. Stephenson - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Years of research and trial and error culminated in the invention of the first locomotive on rails. Not bad for a father-and-son experiment. That's what Murdoch and his son George achieved in 1797.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 13. Stephenson - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In part two of this series, "Once upon a Time... the Discoverers," Maestro talks about Cugnot, the inventor of the steam traction engine.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 13. Stephenson - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the series "Once Upon a Time... the Discoverers," the Maestro lets off some steam. Some two thousand years ago, Heron invented the steam machine in Alexandria, but it took two millenia to perfect the invention and put it to practical use.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 9. Cortés et les Aztèques - Part 8 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Cortés sets out to conquer Mexico with his four hundred men, sixteen horses, and seven cannons. He is joined later by native forces, the Totonac warriors.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 9. Cortés et les Aztèques - Part 7 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Tension is building between the Aztecs and the Spaniards, not to mention within Cortés's own ranks. Despite this, the conquistador rallies his troops to conquer Mexico.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 9. Cortés et les Aztèques - Part 6 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Cortés exchanges gifts with the Aztec Emperor, Montezuma. An excellent diplomatic move on both sides!

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