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Joanna - Son nouvel appartement View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Joanna just moved into a new apartment, which is slightly bigger than her old one, and she invited us inside to show us around. She uses some essential household-related vocabulary in her tour, so keep your eyes open for any words you don't already know!

Joanna - Son appartement View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Joanna shows us her tiny but surprisingly compact apartment. Her kitchen fits in a cupboard, and she has to climb a ladder to her cozy bedroom.

Nouveaux Talents? - Sarkozy au revoir! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

At a demonstration of immigrants and homeless people in Paris, this woman sings a catchy little tune that shows her sentiments toward President Nicolas Sarkozy.

Le saviez-vous? - La tradition de la Chandeleur - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia continues her series on the feast of Candlemas, which in France is centered around the crêpe. Due to its round shape and golden color, the crêpe was a symbol of the sun in pagan times.

Le saviez-vous? - La tradition de la Chandeleur - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia delves into the festival of la Chandeleur, or Candlemas, which takes place on the second of February. In France, la Chandeleur is traditionally celebrated by eating crêpes.

Le saviez-vous? - Les élections présidentielles - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In part two of this series, you will learn about the political climate during the 2017 French presidential elections. You will also learn the prerequisites for being able to vote in France.

Le saviez-vous? - Les élections présidentielles - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia takes the opportunity to explain how the French presidential elections work. The vote happens in two stages. In the first round, voters choose from several candidates, and in the second round, they pick the president from the top two scoring candidates of the first round.

Lionel L - Nuit Debout - Journée internationale - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Lionel concludes his series on Nuit Debout. The protest movement, expressing discontent with politics in general, is spreading. Lawyers have joined the fight, and the attitudes of the media and politicians toward the movement are slowly shifting.

Lionel L - Nuit Debout - Journée internationale - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In part two of "Nuit Debout" (Up All Night), Lionel explains how protesters gather every night at Place de la République in Paris to think of alternative politics for a better world. The "Nuit Debout" movement has its own coded language and even its own calendar!

Joanna - Son quartier View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Joanna is proud to show us her neighborhood. Follow her around her new apartment, her favorite bar, the pretty little garden where children love to play, and learn some useful everyday vocabulary.

Marie et Sakhoura - Droits des enfants

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Human rights are an important world issue, and children's rights are no exception. In this Yabla exclusive, Marie and Sakhoura list the key points of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

TV Sud - Alzheimer: L'efficacité des Jardins de Sophia View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

At Les Jardins de Sophia (Sophia's Gardens), a new, non-medicinal approach to treating Alzheimer's patients is giving hope to their families and being noticed by medical authorities.

Fanny présente - l'Association TransForme

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Volunteer Fanny Cardot presents TransForme, an association that promotes organ donation through sport. Happy to hear about the good work TransForme is doing? Don't forget to register as a donor!

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.

Le Journal - Charles Jourdan View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Good news for lovers of luxury footwear—but even more so for the work force of the French town Romans: the factory of designer brand Charles Jourdan will reopen its doors (after being forced to close several months prior) thanks to an investment from a Costa Rican firm.

Canal 32 - Rouilly-Sacey : un Sarko 100% Guy! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Guy Bouard, a house painter by trade, also happens to be the official double of President Nicolas Sarkozy. Among his duties: balancing the budget (in a coin jar) and meeting with agricultural experts (some sheep). He may be more popular than the President!

Cap Caen Normandie TV - Danse - Héla Fattoumi se dévoile

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Héla Fattoumi, originally from Tunis, has taken her feelings on the full-body veil to the stage, in her dance performance piece “Manta.”

Le Mans TV - Apprendre la sexualité par Neutros! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

A group has designed a new tool to bring sex education into the digital age. It’s “Neutros”: an informative and fun online video game designed to teach young people about sexuality, contraception, and other adolescent issues.

Télé Miroir - Adresse postale du Père Noël View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Do you know where Santa Claus lives? According to the post office, he lives on North Pole Street in the land of snow. And rest assured, if you send him a letter, it’ll get to where it needs to go.

Le Journal - À la retraite en France View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The young and the old are always the most severely affected by crises – a fact illustrated by this demonstration, in which the elderly clamor for emergency measures so they can make ends meet.

Le Journal - Les Restos du Cœur View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In 1985, ten million meals were served by Restos du Cœur. By 2004, that number had skyrocketed to sixty million.

Lionel L - La Place des Vosges View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France Parisian

Lionel is in the Place des Vosges in Paris on a chilly June day. The square is busier than previous years due to a recent flood along the Seine. Parisians like to go out in the fresh air, bring a picnic, a bottle of wine, or simply work on their laptop in the many parks scattered around the city.

Madame Monsieur - Mercy

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Madame Monsieur sings "Mercy," a song based on the true story of a baby girl who was born on board a Nigerian refugee ship. Her mother went into labor on her way to a refugee camp in Sicily.

Lionel L - Le "Canard" a 100 ans View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Canard Enchaîné (Chained Duck) recently celebrated its 100-year anniversary. The independent satirical newspaper, known for its shocking headlines, survived many controversies and even censorship. It still has an avid fanbase today.

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