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Grand Lille TV
Intermediate
17 Videos

Find out the latest goings-on around Lille, the fourth-largest urban area in France (after Paris, Lyon, and Marseille).

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

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.

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

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 - Lille contre le massacre en Syrie

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 - Louane, meilleur espoir féminin

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

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)

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 - Un piano dans le métro!

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 - Sondage: le voile intégral

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.

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