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Manon et Clémentine - Mots et animaux View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Come learn some animal idioms with Manon and Clémentine! They'll show you how cats, dogs, and wolves can help you to improve your everyday French.

Manon et Clémentine - Expressions toutes faites View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Today Manon and Clémentine present a number of "set expressions," or idiomatic phrases. Hopefully you're not feeling "soft in the knee"—there are a lot of useful expressions to learn in this lesson!

Manon et Clémentine - Vocabulaire du livre View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Whether you're a scholar, a budding writer, or just a casual beach reader, you'll find a lot to learn in Manon and Clémentine's lesson on book-related vocabulary. Using one of the most renowned works of French literature, In Search of Lost Time, as a guide, our two friends also recite their own poem on the future of the book. Happy reading!

Manon et Clémentine - Rendez-vous chez le médecin View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Manon and Clémentine will show you how to make an appointment at the doctor's... and how to reschedule it when your friend invites you to go shopping instead!

Mathilde - La Comédie-Française View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Right in the heart of Paris, the Comédie-Française is a major institution. It's a theater where the famous playwright Molière performed his plays over three centuries ago. To this day, the Comédie-Française still captures the imagination of French people.

Miniji - Michel View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France Brittany

Let's go to Brittany for a spot of sailing! A specially designed boat called the Miniji allows handicapped people to sail and compete in regattas.

Miniji - Gwendal View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Gwendal explains some of the basics of saiboat racing, including what the various signal flags mean, how to reach the starting line correctly, and how to pass the buoys according to the rules.

Miniji - Patrick View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Competitors are taking part in the "Championnat de Bretagne de Miniji" (Brittany Miniji Championship) in Roscoff, a small port in Brittany. It's a sailing race that is similar to the America's Cup but with smaller boats especially designed for people with disability. The competitors had to abandon this round due to lack of wind.

Parc Astérix - La Forêt d'Idéfix

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The popular theme park Parc Astérix, situated north of Paris, opened a new area called "La Forêt d'Idéfix" (Dogmatix's Forest), which is specially designed for families with young children. This video goes behind the scenes to find out how the druids themselves built the attractions... with a little help from the designers.

Sophie et Patrice - Les lampes de Sophie - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Sophie explains her hobby to Patrice. She makes fun lamps out of vintage American canning jars to which she applies a cold plating solution to make them look aged.

Télévision Bretagne Ouest - Découvrir des épaves au Musée sous-marin de Lorient View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Underwater Museum of Lorient might be a little hard to get to, given that it's literally underwater. Dedicated to shipwrecks and other sunken objects, the museum is made possible by a team of volunteers with a passion for documenting these lost treasures at the bottom of the ocean.

TV Vendée - Idée sortie: le labyrinthe de maïs de Pressin View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

The corn maze (maize maze?) in Saint-Genis-Laval is a fun vacation activity for kids and adults alike, with puzzles and games to solve as you make your way through. This year's theme is "Robots and Humans."

TV8 Mont Blanc - Découverte d'une piscine écologique aux Echelles View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In an effort to promote ecotourism, the town of Echelles has constructed one of the largest natural bathing areas in France. Its filtration system is 100% natural, powered by thousands of plant seedlings.

TV8 Mont Blanc - Réchauffement climatique : Les stations sont préoccupées View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Global warming is threatening the ski industry in the French Alps. Many operators have to resort to snow guns to keep the slopes open as snowfall has halved in the last fifty years.

Voyage dans Paris - Cour de l'Industrie - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol takes us to the Cour de l'Industrie (Industry Courtyard) in Paris. It used to be the site of a wallpaper factory that was destroyed in a fire and more or less abandoned. An artisan association decided to renovate the premises, which now house over forty artists and craftsmen. Be sure to visit the area on your next trip to Paris!

Voyage dans Paris - Cour de l'Industrie - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol takes us to Paris's eleventh arrondissement, which has a strong artisan tradition. There, you'll meet Laurence Raverdeau, voted the "best craftsperson of France" in 2011, who explains the complex art of upholstering. She shows us some of her amazing creations, which include scented macaroon-shaped cushions.

Voyage dans Paris - Cour de l'Industrie - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol visits Aline Putot, a renowned sculptor whose studio is located in the Cour de l'Industrie (Industry Courtyard), a revived artisan district in the eleventh arrondissement of Paris. Her craft requires very old tools, some dating from the nineteenth century, as well as more modern ones. Enjoy her beautiful creations!

Voyage dans Paris - Cour de l'Industrie - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

For his last video on Paris's "Cour de l'Industrie" (Industry Courtyard), Daniel visits a gilder. Bruno Toupry explains the intricacies of his trade and highlights the tradition of passing on a craftsman's knowledge, which for him is both a duty and a pleasure.

Voyage en France - Vexin Normand - Boisgeloup View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

We continue our tour of the Norman Vexin region with a stop in the hamlet of Boisgeloup, where Pablo Picasso once lived. If you get hungry while strolling around this charming little village, make sure to stop in the bakery Chez Valérie et Patrick Bunel, which won an award for best traditional baguette. You can eat one while admiring the beautiful Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church for a wonderful sensory experience.

Voyage en France - Lagny-sur-Marne - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol takes us to Lagny-sur-Marne, a medieval town on the outskirts of Paris. If history is not your thing, you can visit a small museum where neo-impressionists works are displayed. The pioneers of pointillism made their debut in this charming little town.

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