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Le Figaro - Elle a banni le sucre pendant un an - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Danièle Gerkens, who decided to give up sugar for a year, discovered some unexpected benefits on her health. She claims that she looks younger, feels healthier, and is free of cravings, but she cautions that everyone reacts differently. You can read another interview with her here.

Le Figaro - Elle a banni le sucre pendant un an - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Danièle Gerkens, a journalist working for Elle magazine, decided to eliminate sugar from her diet for a year. She related her experience in her book Zéro Sucre, explaining that sugar is indeed an addiction, similar to a drug addiction. Are you ready to give up your sweet tooth?

Micro-Trottoirs - Rêves et cauchemars View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

"Micro-Trottoirs" is interested in people's dreams and nightmares. Accounts range from pleasant dreams of swimming with dolphins to terrifying nightmares of people being amputated.

Actus Quartier - Devant la SNCF View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

A group of people gathered in front of the SNCF (French National Railway Company) headquarters to claim the use of empty buildings owned by the latter. Many people who are homeless or live in unsanitary conditions could greatly benefit from those vacant buildings.

Micro-Trottoirs - Sacrée France Gall View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Following the recent passing of French singer France Gall, people share their reactions and thoughts about her songs and her life. She belonged to an older generation, but young people also enjoyed her songs.

Micro-Trottoirs - Macron, fais pas l'autruche ! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

After one year in power, President Macron has lost some of his popularity. Opinions are divided as to his performance, but most agree that he is a very shrewd ruler, for better or worse.

Elisa - et sa maman

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Elisa speaks with her mom about the good old days when technology was not so invasive. Her mom reminisces about the times when you had to write a letter instead of sending an email or text. Still, she admits that modern life has its advantages, now that you can video chat with faraway relatives.

Ça Zap! - Johnny Hallyday est mort à 74 ans

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

France is mourning the death of Johnny Hallyday, the biggest French rock 'n' roll star of all time. With a career spanning fifty-seven years, over one hundred million albums sold, and dozens of hit songs, the "Elvis Presley of France" leaves a huge legacy to his fans who will still be able to enjoy his music.

Lionel - Le club de foot de Nancy - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Lionel takes us inside the AS Nancy-Lorraine soccer club in Velaine-en-Haye, where young men can study full-time and train to become professional soccer players.

Christian Le Squer - Comment cuisiner les figues View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Award-winning chef Christian Le Squer shares two delicious fig recipes that will make your mouth water. Do try them at home!

Lionel - Le club de foot de Nancy - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Lionel takes us to a highly regarded soccer club where the shadow of certain famous soccer players like Rouyer and Platini still hangs. The Nancy-Lorraine Soccer Club grooms high school boys into professional soccer players, endeavoring to strike a balance between academic and sporting achievements.

Lionel - au club canin - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Jean-Pierre's canine club is a very structured environment, where both the dog owners and the dogs receive a membership card. And the dogs even receive a report card as well, just like children in school!

Christian Le Squer - Je ne fais que goûter! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Chef Christian Le Squer, takes us into the kitched of his three-Michelin-starred restaurant, Le Cinq. You will see the cooks at work making exquisite dishes. Le Squer wants the food cooked to perfection, even "sexy," as he puts it. His job is to taste only, but it's not as easy as it looks.

Lionel - Les bières artisanales Coin Coin View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Lionel is at a local market in Toul near Alsace, where he samples a beer from a local micro-brewery that sells its products at several markets in the area. The beer goes by the name of "Coin Coin" ("Quack Quack") for no other reason than catching people's attention. The young lady, who brews the beer herself, reassures Lionel that consuming her beer will not give him webbed feet...

Actus Quartier - Repair Café View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

People flock to the Repair Café to have their broken devices repaired. The concept was introduced in Holland by a journalist who decided it was much better to fix things rather than throw them away. In a convivial atmosphere, volunteers fix items while you watch or you can fix it yourself with some assistance.

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.

Lionel L - Loi travail: Suite et fin View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

A very unpopular labor law caused Parisians to protest near the Bastille before it was passed in 2015. President François Hollande invoked Article 49-3 of the Constitution to force this law through. The protests continued after the law was successfully enacted in 2016. For more information, you can visit the Nuit Debout and Convergence des Luttes websites.

Questions à la con - Tarabuster View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Viewer Discretion Advised

In this episode of "Questions à la con" (Stupid Questions), people on the street give some strange and hilarious responses to questions about obscure French vocabulary. Have a laugh, and learn some new words to impress your friends!

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!

Actu Vingtième - Vendanges parisiennes View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

A grape harvest right in the heart of Paris? Some might call it a miracle, but the "Vendange Château Charonne" (Charonne Castle Grape Harvest) is celebrated each year with a huge block party in the eleventh arrondissement. There are plenty of prizes to win (thousands, in fact!) and delicious wines to sample.

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