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Manif du Mois - Le 1er mai des réfugiés tunisiens View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France, Tunisia

Young Tunisians take to the streets on May 1 to voice their discontent about Sarkozy's inflexible stance on refugee resettlement, which many see as racist.

Le Journal - Hôpital ultra-moderne à Burkina Faso View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

The French government has charitably given the people of Burkina Faso a new hospital, stocked with the most high-tech and up-to-date medical gear and patient facilities. The problem is, almost none of the local people can afford such a hospital.

Voyage en France - Dourdan - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the last episode on the town of Dourdan, Daniel shows us the Abbaye de L'Ouÿe (literally, "Hearing Abbey"). Legend has it that King Louis VII commissioned it in honor of his friends and loved ones who heard his cries when he was lost in the forest one day.

Voyage en France - Dourdan - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Dourdan is a historic town with a magnificent church called the Église de Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois. Renamed the "Temple of Victorious Reason" during the Revolution, the church now contains a statue that bears a striking resemblance to Darth Vader (known as Dark Vador in France).

Voyage en France - Dourdan - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel takes us inside the castle of Dourdan, with its belfry, arrow loops, and many fortifications. This castle has a somewhat unusual history: find out why its roof was knocked off and why it was pretty much impregnable.

Voyage en France - Dourdan - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Join Daniel on his discovery of Dourdan, a small town in the Essonne department. This charming place is filled with history and boasts a thirteenth-century covered market that has been rebuilt over the years and is still in use today.

Voyage en France - Poissy - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Don't miss this rendezvous with Daniel Benchimol in the town of Poissy near Paris. Enjoy a visit to a twelfth-century Romanesque church called the Collégiale de Poissy. You can also visit its priory, which now houses a toy museum to the delight of the little ones.

Voyage en France - Poissy - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Daniel Benchimol takes us to the town of Poissy, about twenty kilometers from Paris. The town name is derived from the word poisson (fish) due to its once important fishing industry.

Voyage en France - Chambourcy View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Discover Chambourcy with Daniel Benchimol. Chambourcy is a small town on the outskirts of Paris that is full of charming surprises. An interesting garden called Le Désert de Retz will take you back through time with eclectic constructions reminiscent of extinct civilizations.

Demain - Trailer

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Cyril Dion, Mélanie Laurent, and their crew set out to discover how people are trying to make the world a better place. They travel to Reunion Island, Finland, Belgium, India, Great Britain, the United States, Switzerland, Sweden, and Iceland for their documentary Demain (Tomorrow).

Voyage en France - Fourqueux View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Join Daniel Benchimol on his tour of the quaint town of Fourqueux. There, you will find a magnificent house where Victor Hugo, the famous French poet and writer, once stayed. Adding to the historic atmosphere, old road markers and vintage hand-painted advertising signs are a great reminder of a colorful past.

World Travel Market à Londres - Cristina nous parle du Sénégal

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Senegal

Cristina talks about Senegal, where she comes from. This French-speaking country has close ties with France and is well worth a visit. It has a mild climate and a beautiful coast. And you might like to try the local cuisine, such as chicken yassa.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 9 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Food is scarce, too many men, not enough game to kill. What are they to do? The explorers setting foot on the Americas are having a tough time.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 8 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

This tribe of hunters must use whatever they can find to nourish themselves and survive. Luckily, two of their children stumble across a pond full of fish after the ice melts, giving them plenty more to eat.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 7 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this segment of the Il était une fois episode on the Americas, a group of hunters go across what is now known as the Bering Strait in search of game. Little do they know that, by doing so, they'll become the first settlers of North America!

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 5 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The series Il était une fois... les Amériques: Les premiers Américains (Once Upon a Time... The Americas: The First Americans) relates American history from the very beginning up to the twentieth century. In this episode, hunters boast about their day chasing after a huge animal.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Since all the animals have moved away from their area, these early Americans are forced to follow in their paw prints... otherwise they'll have no food!

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Finding food was often difficult for the earliest settlers of the Americas. Luckily for the characters in this video, there's enough berries to go around.

Il était une fois - Les Amériques - 1. Les premiers Américains - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The series Il était une fois… les Amériques: Les premiers Américains (Once Upon a Time… the Americas: The First Americans) relates American history from the very beginning up to the twentieth century. Enjoy the opening song about the making of America and its first settlers...

Yacine Boularès - La Tunisie View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The musician Yacine Boularès talks to us about his large family, which spans two continents, and explains the origins of French influence in Tunisia.

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