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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.

Le saviez-vous? - La Maison de l'Olive à Nice - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

What's the difference between tapenade and olive paste? What needs to be done to olives to make them consumable? Find out in this video!

Lionel - En studio d'enregistrement - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Lionel introduces us to Norbert, a former mailman who always had an interest in music and, after retiring, finally got to pursue his passion by setting up his own recording studio.

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

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.

Le saviez-vous? - La Maison de l'Olive à Nice - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Learn all about olives with this olive merchant from Nice. This lovely store, "La Maison de l'Olive," has all kinds of olive delicacies from the region and across the Mediterranean basin. Did you know that the olive groves (oliveraies) in the Nice region were planted by the Greeks?

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

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.

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.

Actu Vingtième - Le bleu dans les yeux, recyclerie de Belleville View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

"Upcycling" centers are popping up all over the world, including in the 20th arrondissement of Paris. The neighborhood celebrated the opening of a new upcycling and repurposing center, the Ressource de Belleville, where residents can bring goods to be repurposed and resold.

Le saviez-vous? - La socca, spécialité niçoise View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Socca is a simple dish that you can only find in Nice. A local family business has been serving this delicious, filling pastry made of garbanzo beans for generations. If you're passing through, don't forget to stop by and try it!

Watt’s In - Zaz : On Ira Interview Exclu View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In her interview with "Watt's In," Zaz talks about her debut in the music industry and her very first concert in Germany. She expresses her genuine surprise concerning the recent success of her hit songs "Je veux" (I Want) and "On ira" (We'll Go) and is learning to deal with the demands and expectations of her fans.

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.

Le Mans TV - Youssef Ben Amar, un rappeur engagé en politique View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Youssef Ben Amar is a rapper and political activist who is running for office in the fourth legislative district of the Sarthe department. He shares his views and urges people to take an interest in politics, which he believes is something that all people do every day.

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.

Watt’s In - Grand Corps Malade : "3ème Temps" interview exclu View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In an interview with "Watt's In," Fabien Marsaud, aka Grand Corps Malade, reflects on his success and his creative process. A self-proclaimed artiste engagé (artist activist), this talented slam poet shares some great insights on songwriting and collaborating with other musicians.

Watt’s In - Louane : Avenir Interview Exclu View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Louane talks about her meteoric rise to fame and success. Spotted by Éric Lartigau during her auditions for The Voice, she was selected for his movie La Famille Bélier, which earned her a César Award in 2015 at the tender age of eighteen. Despite her instant success, she still has her feet firmly planted on the ground.

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

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.

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

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 - 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...

TV Tours - Amboise : Focus sur les étiquettes de vin d'Etiqroll View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

This company in Rochecorbon makes innovative wine bottle labels to boost sales, and it seems to be working. Some of their labels feel like velvet, while others are wine-cellar-scented.

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.

Morlaix - Visite de l’atelier View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Enjoy browsing through this charming boutique in Brittany called "La Dilettante." There, you'll find an eclectic range of objects and paintings on driftwood, linen, and traditional canvas, all with a distinct nautical or country theme.

Lionel - Langue sous hypnose View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Lionel speaks with Pascal, the director of the "Langue Sous Hypnose" (Language Under Hypnosis) school, who explains how hypnosis can help make language learning less daunting. Though Pascal says that "it's not hypnosis that teaches people languages, it's the teacher," he claims that hypnosis can make your brain more receptive to learning a new language.

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!

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