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Grand Corps Malade - Je suis Charlie View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In "Je Suis Charlie" (I Am Charlie), Fabien Marsaud a.k.a. Grand Corps Malade commemorates the victims of the devastating attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. As the slam poet notes, "I prefer to pick up a pen because tonight I am Charlie."

Grand Lille TV - Sondage: le voile intégral View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

These brief interviews on the streets of Lille were conducted in order to test the waters of the tricky dispute over the banning of burqa-wearing in public.

Grand Lille TV - Un piano dans le métro! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Lille Piano Festival is taking place in a subway station, where pianists bring music to the train commuters for their enjoyment and perhaps a gentle introduction to jazz and classical music.

Grand Lille TV - Louane, meilleur espoir féminin View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

This news clip features the multi-talented Louane Emera, who recently won her first César Award for her role as Paula in the movie "La Famille Bélier" (The Bélier Family). She is also a young singing talent who was a semi finalist in the talent show "The Voice."

Grand Lille TV - Clap de fin pour la maison dite hantée View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Making the news in Grand Lille is the end of an urban legend in the town of Villeneuve D'Ascq. A house that is supposedly haunted is being torn down, along with the stories and the rumors surrounding it. The demolition of the house is fairly uneventful, but will the legend live on?

Grand Lille TV - Prévisions Météo (Juin) View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

What's the weather in Lille in northern France? Listen to a French weather forecaster and learn some very useful vocabulary. Soon, you will be able to make up your own forecast and test your skills... as a French speaker and a forecaster!

Grand Lille TV - Lille contre le massacre en Syrie View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Martine Aubry, the mayor of Lille, is part of a vast citizen mobilization to stop the massacres in Syria. Aubry's deputy director of human rights reflects on the mayor's speech during an official ceremony at the Lille city hall.

Grand Lille TV - L'huile de friture transformée en carburant View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

This news report explores the possibilities of new biofuels. The company Gecco is testing biofuels made from coffee grounds and cooking oil on service vehicles and a school bus in hopes of converting waste from schools and other institutions.

Grand Lille TV - Des animaux pour égayer le quotidien des enfants handicapés View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Meet Françoise, a social worker specializing in animal mediation. She visits children with developmental disabilities and introduces them to her four-legged friends. Health management students Noémie and Clémence work alongside Françoise and enjoy seeing the children flourish.

LCM - Joyeux Noël... orthodoxe! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In the wake of a deadly terrorist attack on a Coptic church in Alexandria, Egypt on New Year’s Day, many Coptic Christians are worried about celebrating Christmas (observed on January 6) as openly as they would like. Here is how a gorgeous Coptic church in Marseille is handling the situation.

LCM - IAM fait son retour en force! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

The Marseille-based rap group IAM is back after a six-year hiatus with their new album, Arts Martiens (Martian Arts), which is already topping the charts in France. Check out a preview of their song "Notre Dame veille" (Our Lady Watches) in this video.

LCM - Le champagne parfait pour Nouvel An! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

There's no better time to break out the bubbly than to celebrate the New Year. In this video, you will learn all about champagne, including how bubbles occur in a glass.

Le Journal - Grève de l'EDF à Lille - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Workers for the power company in the city of Lille aren’t happy and want management to know it. So they sabotaged the grid, cutting off power to thousands of businesses and residences. Despite the inconvenience, the mayor, and even many residents, support the workers.

Le Journal - Grève de l'EDF à Lille - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Though we reported that some of the residents of Lille support the power workers and their blackout strikes, it turns out that not all of them do. Office workers shout from balconies to give the strikers a piece of their minds, and the workers respond in kind.

Le Journal - La Grande Muraille vue de l'espace? View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Even the Chinese agree with French astronaut Jean-François Clervoy: the great wall of China is NOT visible to the human eye from space, not even from a low orbit. Chinese astronaut Yan Liwei, who orbited the earth fourteen times in a Chinese spaceship, couldn’t see it either.

Le Journal - Laurent Voulzy View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

As Laurent Voulzy is walking down the beach, he chances upon a fan, and sings a little duet with her. At his concert that night, she’ll be in the front row. Can that “change the face of the world”?

Le Journal - Indices révélateurs des glaciers View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

French scientists study 740,000-year-old Antarctic ice samples and find clues that point to a relationship between greenhouse gases and global warming. It is feared that the record high carbon and methane levels of today will cause severe climatic change in coming years.

Le Journal - Concurrence des routiers étrangers View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the US, many American truckers don’t want Mexican drivers on the road. A similar situation is brewing in France where drivers from other countries will do the same work for half as much pay.

Le Journal - Les effets bénéfiques du rire! View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Sure, everyone likes to laugh, even the French, but can it really be good for your heart? Scientists seem to believe mais oui!

Le Journal - Manifestations des lycéens - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

All over France, students are protesting the loi Fillon, which they feel does not best represent the interests of students and their schools.

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