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Actus Quartier - Fête de quartier Python-Duvernois - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France, Morocco, West Africa

Enjoy a stroll through the Python-Duvernois neighborhood fair, where a lot of activities are going on––food stands, bike rides, and much more!

Actus Quartier - Fête de quartier Python-Duvernois - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France, Morocco, West Africa

The Python-Duvernois neighborhood, in Paris's 20th arrondissement, is having a block party filled with games, music, and food. There's even a stand on alcoholism prevention, complete with beer goggles!

Actus Quartier - Fête de quartier Python-Duvernois - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France, Morocco, West Africa

The locals interviewed at the Python-Duvernois neighborhood fair defend the reputation of their area and compete to win a roll of paper towels (or perhaps something a little more prize-worthy).

Actus Quartier - Fête de quartier Python-Duvernois - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France, Morocco, West Africa

In this next installment of Télé Bocal's coverage of the Python-Duvernois block party, we hear from a group of kids who've made a courageous trip down an enormous slide, and from a municipal advisor who shares with us her inspiring message of solidarity.

Actus Quartier - Fête de quartier Python-Duvernois - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France, Morocco, West Africa

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Our delightful young guide takes the opportunity to explain why she loves her neighborhood of Python-Duvernois. We meet some of the locals, including an aspiring Michael Schumacher and some young footballers.

Adrien - Rue des Martyrs View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Adrien talks to us about Paris's Rue des Martyrs [Martyrs Street]. There, a hapless bishop, Saint Denis, was decapitated. He supposedly carried his severed head in his hand all the way up the street. But rest assured, the street has none of its gruesome past. It's filled with restaurants, bars, cafes, and cabarets to keep you entertained and happy.

Adrien - Buttes Chaumont View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Discover the beautiful Parc des Buttes Chaumont in Paris with Adrien. This peaceful park used to be an execution site in the thirteenth century. Its gruesome past long forgotten, it is now a peaceful place where Parisians can get away from the city.

Adrien - Quai de la Seine View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Adrien explores the Quai de la Seine and the Bassin de la Villette in Paris. This basin is the largest artificial body of water in the city of Paris. It once served as a source of drinking water, which, incidentally, was much cleaner than the water from the Seine.

Aldo - L'empoisonneuse du 2e

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Aldo takes us to a very special house on 23 Rue Beauregard in Paris. In that house lived a shady character, Catherine Deshayes, who was responsible for the murder of thousands of infants. She and 36 others were burned at the stake by Louis XIV.

Allons en France - Pourquoi apprendre le français?

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In this video brought to us by Allons en France, a French government program that encourages students to learn the language and culture of France, young people from all over the world tell us about what learning French means to them.

Alsace 20 - Grain de Sel: à l'Anatable à Dinsheim View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

A menu for 8 euros... in a Zen decor! Not only has Joan Schmitt turned an old Alsatian bistro into a chic restaurant with a modern, minimalist style, but he also cooks for his clientele with local and worldwide produce, which he describes here with great gusto.

Amal - Vélib

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Getting around Paris has never been easier thanks to Vélib, a citywide bike rental service. Amal will tell you everything you need to know about renting a bicycle for a day, a week, or even a year. You won't be stranded after the subway closes at midnight!

Amal et Caroline - Moulin Rouge View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Amal and Caroline are in Pigalle in Paris to tell us about the Moulin Rouge, the famous cabaret where French cancan dancers put on a great show. Contrary to what its name might suggest, the Moulin Rouge (literally, "Red Windmill") was never used as a windmill.

Amal et Caroline - Montmartre View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Amal and Caroline visit the iconic Montmartre district and the Sacré-Cœur basilica, built in the late nineteenth century. The basilica is a place where people used to worship martyrs.

Amal et Caroline - Quartier du Louvre View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Amal gives Caroline a trick for skipping the long line that inevitably forms in front of the Louvre Museum. Then they decide to have a peaceful breakfast in the Jardin des Tuileries.

Antoine - La Butte-aux-Cailles

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Discover the friendly neighborhood of the Butte-aux-Cailles with Antoine. Although it's in the heart of Paris, this neighborhood feels like a little corner of countryside with all its greenery. And in the evening the village atmosphere comes to life as people, mostly locals, go out for drinks or a meal.

Arles - Le marché d'Arles View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

If you’re ever in Arles, make sure to stop off at this scrumptious fresh food market, full of local cheeses, vegetables, and fish straight off the boat!

Arles - Le petit déjeuner View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

You might have noticed that the French word for breakfast literally means “little lunch.” Instead of the pancakes and waffles of the US and the full breakfast of the British Isles, the French prefer a lighter fare for their morning meal. But that doesn’t mean they won’t chow down later in the day….

Arles - Un Petit Tour d'Arles - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Catherine shows us how to spot the differences between a seventeenth-century building and an eighteenth-century one in this introduction to the southern French city of Arles.

Arles - Un Petit Tour d'Arles - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Catherine continues her tour of Arles by taking us through the city's narrow streets lined with old houses, which offer some nice shade during the hot summer months.

Arles - Un Petit Tour d'Arles - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Arles is an interesting town to visit, well-known for its Roman amphitheater. At one point two hundred houses were hiding inside the arena itself.

Bicloune - Magasin de vélos à Paris

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Bicloune is a unique bicycle shop in Paris with a wide variety of models, from antique bikes from 1905 to contemporary foldable ones. Audrey Hepburn supposedly used to ride a bicycle like one found in this store.

Canal 32 - Aube : et vogue le canoë ! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Did you ever think you could drink champagne while kayaking? You can with “Rando Bulles de Champ’ et Canoë” (“Outing, Champagne Bubbles, and Canoeing”), a kayaking service which will take you along the Seine in the Aube department in the region of (where else?) Champagne-Ardenne.

Cap 24 - Découverte d'un restaurant parisien View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Come inside this fabulous restaurant and bar in Paris’s 19th arrondissement and see what the chef is preparing and the bartender is mixing. Just don’t watch this one on an empty stomach!

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