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Sophie et Patrice - Le petit-déjeuner View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Sophie and Patrice have different breakfast habits. Patrice only has a cup of coffee for breakfast, whereas Sophie doesn't drink coffee at all.

Sophie et Patrice - Les crêpes View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Sophie shares her grandmother's crêpe recipe with us. If you're game, you can make the crêpes by feel, without measuring anything, just like her ancestors used to do. Good luck and bon appétit!

Lionel & Lahlou - Être musulman - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Lalhou talks about his life as a Muslim in France and how he enjoys celebrating New Year's with his four children.

France 24 - Décès d'Albert Uderzo, le dessinateur d'Astérix et Obélix View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Albert Uderzo, the co-creator of the famous "Astérix" comic strip, died this week at the age of ninety-two. "Astérix" is the best-selling French-language comic strip, with over 380 million copies sold.

Pep's - Réparation de parapluies

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Thierry Millet is an umbrella repairer in Paris, and one of last remaining ones in France. He shares his wealth of knowledge and some interesting umbrella facts. Did you know that the first umbrella dates from 6500 B.C.?

Sophie et Patrice - Je n'ai pas beaucoup dormi View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Patrice is not getting enough sleep and looks a little worse for wear, but he's very philosophical about it. As Simone de Beauvoir said, "A successful life is living like an adolescent at sixty-five."

Lionel & Lahlou - Être musulman - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Lahlou discusses what it's like to be a Muslim in France. He normally prays five times a day and goes to the mosque on Friday. He distances himself completely from those who commit attacks in the name of Islam, which is a religion of peace.

Sophie et Patrice - La maison verte View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Sophie loves plants so much that she isn't averse to snipping a cutting or two from a public garden. Her interest in plants comes from her grandmother, who spent endless hours tending to her plants and even climbed trees at 95 years old!

Victoria - dirigeante de Millymenthe

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Victoria manages Millymenthe, one of the last remaining herbalist's shops in France. If you're ever in the Essonne area, stop by the shop and enjoy the specialty of the region, a delicious peppermint tea.

Laurent Leclercq - Restauration de meubles anciens

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Laurent Leclercq is a specialist in the restoration of antique furniture. He's so passionate about his craft that he finds excuses to go into the studio when he's on vacation!

Conversations au parc - Ep. 5: J'aime ce parc View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In the park, Samuel and Anne talk about some things they like. They have a lot in common!

Sophie et Patrice - Le handicap View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Sophie and Patrice discuss the evolution of the word "handicap," from its origins as a horce racing term to its current usage in French. Rather than les handicapés (the handicapped), the French now say les personnes en situation de handicap (persons with disabilities).

Conversations au parc - Ep. 4: Cadeaux pour un nouveau bébé View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Samuel meets Anne and tells her about the gifts he bought for his friends' new baby and their older daughter.

Giulia - Sa marque de bijoux 'Desidero'

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Giulia has been a jewelry maker since 2012, when she launched her Desidero brand. You can see and buy her creations in her boutique and studio located in Paris.

Conversations au parc - Ep. 3: C'est à qui ce sac à dos ? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Somebody left a backpack on the park bench, so Anne and Samuel go through its contents to see whom it might belong to.

Sophie et Patrice - Les vieux à Paris View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Sophie and Patrice talk about growing old in Paris. They both agree that it's tough for the elderly in Paris and that they would rather spend their golden years somewhere else.

Conversations au parc - Ep. 2: Café et en-cas View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In part two of our Conversations au parc series, you'll learn how to describe things as big and small, and how to say "me too" in French.

Sandra - Gérante de "Gîte Arbonne"

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

You can get away from it all just an hour away from Paris by visiting Sandra's alternative accommodation in Arbonne-la-Forêt. You can choose between a tree house or a cottage in the heart of the forest and enjoy the wildlife. There's no public lighting, so the animals won't be disturbed.

Conversations au parc - Ep. 1: Je n'ai pas mon téléphone View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In this beginner-level conversation, you will learn some useful vocabulary about everyday objects you might put in your bag.

Gilles de 'Paname Workshop' - Créateur d'objets de décoration

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Gilles Martineau is a craftsman who makes beautiful objects out of concrete. Using 3D software, he first designs a mold that he prints himself with a 3D printer. Then he pours concrete into the mold to create his art.

Sophie et Patrice - Je viens de perdre mon boulot View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Patrice is feeling down because he lost his job under difficult and unfair circumstances. He discusses his options with Sophie, who tries her best to cheer him up.

Karen - Les huiles essentielles

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Karen is passionate about essential oils In this video she talks about some of her favorite ones and their therapeutic properties.

Elisa et Mashal - CV View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Elisa and Mashal discuss getting ready for a job interview at an upcoming car show. They talk about being well prepared, finding the right resume format, and dressing appropriately for the interview.

Sophie et Patrice - Le tramway View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

In the Porte des Lilas neighborhood, Sophie and Patrice discuss a relatively new form of transportation in Paris: the tram. It's clean and green, though according to Sophie, it could use a bit more charm. Still, it's a great way to get around Paris.

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