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Aldo - L'empoisonneuse du 2e

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Aldo takes us to a very special house on 23 Rue Beauregard in Paris. In that house lived a shady character, Catherine Deshayes, who was responsible for the murder of thousands of infants. She and 36 others were burned at the stake by Louis XIV.

De nouvelles découvertes avec Marion - Le canal Saint-Martin View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Marion takes us along Paris's Canal Saint Martin, which is part of a waterway network that measures one hundred thirty kilometers long. In their heyday, the Parisian canals were the main means of transportation of goods and materials, and even drinking water! Nowadays, historic buildings, restaurants, and concert halls are the main attractions along the canals.

Grand Lille TV - Visitez le cimetière de Roubaix View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

A cemetery might not top your list of places to visit in a city. But actually, cemeteries are a treasure trove of information on a city’s history and architectural taste. The cemetery in Roubaix is particularly rich, with Gothic and art deco tombs side by side.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The series Il était une fois… les Amériques: Les premiers Américains (Once Upon a Time… the Americas: The First Americans) relates American history from the very beginning up to the twentieth century. Enjoy the opening song about the making of America and its first settlers...

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Finding food was often difficult for the earliest settlers of the Americas. Luckily for the characters in this video, there's enough berries to go around.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Since all the animals have moved away from their area, these early Americans are forced to follow in their paw prints... otherwise they'll have no food!

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

It's one thing to have to track down a woolly mammoth for food, but it's another thing to cook it! Luckily these prehistoric Americans just discovered how to make fire.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The series Il était une fois... les Amériques: Les premiers Américains (Once Upon a Time... The Americas: The First Americans) relates American history from the very beginning up to the twentieth century. In this episode, hunters boast about their day chasing after a huge animal.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 6 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The Maestro has made his final journey and will not join the next expedition. It's time to bid him farewell!

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 7 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this segment of the Il était une fois episode on the Americas, a group of hunters go across what is now known as the Bering Strait in search of game. Little do they know that, by doing so, they'll become the first settlers of North America!

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

This tribe of hunters must use whatever they can find to nourish themselves and survive. Luckily, two of their children stumble across a pond full of fish after the ice melts, giving them plenty more to eat.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 9 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Food is scarce, too many men, not enough game to kill. What are they to do? The explorers setting foot on the Americas are having a tough time.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 9. Cortés et les Aztèques - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

This new episode of "Il était une fois..." covers Cortés and the Aztecs. The story starts in 1519, when Ferdinand Magellan attempts to circumnavigate the earth. His ship makes it as far as Brazil.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 9. Cortés et les Aztèques - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Maestro recounts the events just before Ferdinand Magellan's untimely death in 1521, only a year after he discovered the passage that would allow him to circumnavigate the globe.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 9. Cortés et les Aztèques - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Aztecs are apprehensive about the arrival of the white men. It is a bad omen. Spanish conqueror Cortés is appointed Captain and will be heading toward new territories.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 9. Cortés et les Aztèques - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

November 18, 1518... Cortés, the ambitious adventurer, sets out to discover and conquer the unknown empire of Mexico at daybreak before Velasquez has a chance to stop him.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 9. Cortés et les Aztèques - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Cortés is negotiating with the friendly natives of Mexico with the help of his interpreter, who had been shipwrecked in a previous expedition and speaks Mayan. They are offered a young woman slave, Malintzin, who speaks Mayan and Aztec.

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

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

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

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

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 8 View Series View This Episode

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 découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Maestro explains how the revolutionary ideas of the early discoverers, which we now take for granted, were not always well received. Before Galileo, for example, everyone believed that the sun and all the other planets revolved around the earth!

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this video, a young Galileo gets one of his first revolutionary ideas on how to measure time. Pretty impressive for a fourteen-year-old, huh?

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Episode nine of this series focuses on Galileo, a prolific inventor and scientist. He discovered the principle of the simple pendulum motion, very useful in the measure of time and later in the making of clocks.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In part four of this episode on "The Discoverers," Galileo, now a reputable scholar at the University of Padua, proceeds to make a telescope out of lenses with the help of his instrument maker, Marc'Antonio. In this cartoon, an attempt is made to explain Galileo's discoveries.

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