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Lionel - au club canin - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this video, Jean-Pierre teaches us some dog commands in various languages, using his border collie Chic as a model. He also tells us why some breeds are easier to train than others.

Lionel - au club canin - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Chic is a very special dog who is the epitome of excellent training and good behavior. Jean-Pierre explains some important factors regarding training, like the sex of the animal. Apparently, male dogs respond better to female trainers and vice versa.

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!

Lionel - au club canin - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel says goodbye to his cousin Jean-Pierre and his "nephew" Chic. Jean-Pierre shares a few more thoughts on dog training, which he believes should be a joy for both dogs and their owners.

Lionel L - Nuit Debout: Août 2016 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel gives us the latest updates on France's Nuit Debout protest movement. Though the movement is no longer centered around Paris's Place de la République, it's still gaining traction online.

Lionel L - Les Jeux olympiques de Rio View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

While the Rio Olympic Games were taking place, the Paris Mayor's Office installed a beach volleyball court complete with real sand in front of the city hall building. Parisians relished the opportunity to practice a sport that is not readily available in the heart of the city.

Lionel L - Jacques Guillaume View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Meet Jacques Guillaume, electric razor repairman extraordinaire. He's been fixing razors since 1962 in his tiny Paris workshop, and quite successfully at that. He's had many famous customers over the years, from interim president Alain Poher to actor Eddie Constantine.

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.

Lionel L - Quai d'Austerlitz View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

When the weather is nice, Parisians meet up on the riverbanks every weekend to dance, talk, and spend time with friends. For those who love dancing, there are free salsa, hip-hop, and Afro-Cuban dance lessons. It's a party!

Micro-Trottoirs - L'endroit le plus insolite View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Viewer Discretion Advised

It's not exactly an everyday occurrence in France to be stopped on the street and questioned about your sex life, but most of these pedestrians, both young and old, seem perfectly comfortable with revealing their romantic secrets on camera.

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.

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.

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 - Compliments, à pile ou face View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In this video, people on the street are asked about the best compliments they ever received... and the worst.

Nantes 7 - Johnny Hallyday View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

France’s beloved national star, Johnny Hallyday, is still going strong! He lit up the Stade de la Beaujoire recently, playing to a crowd of over 33,000.

Ostréiculture - Rencontre avec Gildas Mourier (Morbihan)

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Meet Gildas, who works on an oyster farm in Brittany. He'll tell you all about collecting oysters. It's a tough job, but well worth the effort, since you're always rewarded with a delicious treat in the end!

Paix et partage - Journée Internationale du yoga

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

A large group of yogis met near the Eiffel Tower to celebrate Paris's International Day of Yoga. For the second year in a row, people gathered in the same spirit of unity to relax, stretch, and bring a little peace to the world.

Patrice Zana - L'artiste et ses inspirations - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Patrice Zana is a poet-artist inspired by the Dada movement and the concept of détournement (literally, "diversion," "hijacking"). He invented the term bris colisme to describe his practice, which employs fragmentation, collage, and wordplay in a variety of media.

Patrice Zana - L'artiste et ses inspirations - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Patrice Zana's Dada-inspired artwork relies heavily on wordplay. In this video he discusses his pieces Caisse à dire ("Talking Box," a pun on qu'est-ce à dire [what does it mean]), Boîte à choses sûres ("Box of Sure Things," a pun on boîte à chaussures [shoe box]), and more.

Pierre Esparre - Une interview avec l'artiste

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this episode, Pierre Esparre, a fine mosaic artist, explains how he discovered his talent and how he gets his inspiration from everyday life, whether it's a street scene, a YouTube video, or an Internet page. Watch this video to see how Pierre translates his ideas into quirky, humorous, and eye-catching creations.

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