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Le saviez-vous? - Les chiffres et les nombres - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia explains the basic principles of French numbers and their usage, and shares a few grammatical points.

Lionel L - Le son "u" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Lionel shares a few tips on how to pronounce the u sound in French, which tends to be difficult for English-speaking learners. After watching the video, and with some practice, you'll be able to say words like tu (you) and mur (wall) with confidence.

Lionel L - Le truc View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel talks about a very handy little word, le truc, that can be used for just about everything. And no, it doesn't mean "truck"!

Farid et Hiziya - Chercher et trouver View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Farid and Hiziya conjugate the verbs chercher (to look for) and trouver (to find) in the present indicative.

Farid et Hiziya - Boire et manger View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In this video, Farid and Hiziya conjugate the verbs boire (to drink) and manger (to eat) in the present indicative.

Farid et Hiziya - Parler et écouter View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Farid and Hiziya conjugate the verbs parler (to speak) and écouter (to listen) in the present tense of the indicative mood.

Farid et Hiziya - Aller et faire View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Farid and Hiziya will conjugate for you the irregular verbs faire (to do, to make) and aller (to go) in the present tense of the indicative mode, using different examples.

Farid et Hiziya - Être et avoir View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Farid and Hiziya conjugate the two most basic verbs in French: avoir (to have) and être (to be).

Farid et Hiziya - Amener, apporter, emmener, emporter View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Farid and Hiziya talk about a common grammar mistake that even native French speakers make: confusing the verbs amener, apporter, emmener, and emporter. For more on these tricky verbs, read our lesson Bringing and Taking in French.

Amal et Caroline - Jurons View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Viewer Discretion Advised

Amal and Caroline admit that they use a lot of swear words (jurons) when they're having a bad day or just dealing with the stress of life in Paris. Amal suggests they take a yoga class to decompress.

Lionel - Les animaux - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel shows us some of the fowl at the animal park, including the storks, which are the symbol of Alsace.

Lionel - Les animaux - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel visits an animal park and teaches us the names of the male, female, and young of each animal he encounters. Did you know there's a word for "female duck" in French?

Marie & Jeremy - Des erreurs de la langue française View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

While Jeremy tries to tell a joke, Marie schools him on adjective agreement and other spelling and grammar pitfalls. Even native French speakers make mistakes!

Le saviez-vous? - D'où vient le poisson d'avril? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia explores the origin of the poisson d'avril (April Fools') tradition. There are numerous theories about this, some of them contradictory.

Le saviez-vous? - La tradition du poisson d'avril View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The first of April is the day of hoaxes, pranks, and jokes. In France, the tradition is to hang paper fish on people's backs and shout, "Poisson d'avril!" (April Fish!).

Le saviez-vous? - Les expressions du poulailler View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Why do we get "hen flesh" (chair de poule) when it's "duck cold" (froid de canard)? Learn more about these and other poultry-related expressions in this video.

Le saviez-vous? - Les expressions inspirées de la musique - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

To conclude her series on musical expressions, Patricia will sing your praises for having learned and practiced everything she taught you.

Le saviez-vous? - Les expressions inspirées de la musique - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia breaks down some more musical expressions, such as c'est la même musique, c'est du pipeau, violon d'Ingres, and si ça te chante.

Le saviez-vous? - Les expressions inspirées de la musique - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

En avant la musique! (Let's get on with it!) Patricia continues her lesson on various musical expressions used in everyday language.

Le saviez-vous? - Les expressions inspirées de la musique - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Tune in to Patricia's lesson on musical expressions and idioms in French. You'll hear plenty of interesting phrases that are worth noting.

Le saviez-vous? - Le rouge et ses expressions - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Red alert! There are even more French expressions using the word rouge. Patricia explains several of them in this video.

Le saviez-vous? - Le rouge et ses expressions - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

There are many expressions in French linked to the color red, several of which have direct equivalents in English. Discover a few of them with Patricia.

Le saviez-vous? - Utilisation de "encore" et "toujours" - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia lists a few more usages of encore (still, again) and gives an overview of toujours (still, always). To learn more about these words, check out our written lesson on them.

Le saviez-vous? - Utilisation de "encore" et "toujours" - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In this video, you will learn the various meanings of encore, which Patricia will illustrate with several examples.

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