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Actu Vingtième - Le Repas des anciens View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Who says that old people don’t know how to party? This event, organized by a local Lions Club, brought together a number of senior citizens for a day of dancing, schmoozing, and even romance.

Nom d'une Rue - Brèche aux Loups View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Are you afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Then you better avoid the rue de la Brèche aux Loups (“Wolves’ Breach Street”) in Paris’ 12th arrondissement. Well, maybe not. But if you’re interested in how oddly named streets got their names, this video is sure to please!

Normandie TV - La pièce de 10 euros bas-normande View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

You might already know that the euro looks slightly different from country to country. But France has also released a series of limited edition euro coins for each of its twenty-six regions. Remember when collecting state quarters was all the rage? Now you can move on to regional French euros!

Télé Miroir - Illumination de Noël à Nîmes View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

The town of Nîmes goes all out for Christmas, with thousands of lights and giant candy canes all along the streets. It might just be the most festive city in France!

TV8 Mont Blanc - Météo du 26 octobre 2010 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Mont Blanc is not only the highest mountain in the Alps, but also in all of Europe. This weather report will give you an idea of what a typical October feels like in the area surrounding this giant: chilly but fairly sunny, with the first hints of snow.

Actu Vingtième - Le vide-grenier View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

A vide-grenier (“empty-attic”) is a combination of a flea market and a yard sale: a place where anyone can rent a booth and sell all the old things they don’t need anymore. Come see what the residents of this Parisian neighborhood are selling!

Alsace 20 - Pourquoi le bio est-il plus cher? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

As in the United States, the price of organic products is relatively high in France. But hopefully this will not be the case for too much longer, as the French Minister of Agriculture has just pledged an investment of six million euros in the organic sector. Learn more about the state of organic farming in France in this video.

Actu Vingtième - Foire aux oignons View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Viewer Discretion Advised

This video is not for those who tear up easily. At this foire aux oignons (onion fair), you’ll learn how onions can predict the weather, how to cook them, and what scandalous meanings the word “onion” can have in French.

Le Restaurant "Flam's" - Les tartes View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

You say flammekueche, I say tarte flambée! But no matter the moniker, we can certainly agree on one thing: this Alsatian specialty is a gustatory delight!

Normandie TV - Indochine au Zénith de Caen View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Nicola Sirkis, head of Indochine, the new wave French rock band that’s been popular since the 1980s, has a few things to say about some of his fellow artists. (Could he mean megastar Johnny Hallyday?) Nicola’s strong voice (in many senses) is clearly one of the reasons Indochine has so much staying power.

Melissa Mars - On "Army of Love" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Melissa tells us how the music video for “Army of Love” came to be. She produced and directed it herself, with the help of animator Thomas Guerigen. It was a labor of love—one that paid off!

Marché de la Poésie - Collaboration View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Poetry, photography, typography! All come together to make beautiful books, available at the Paris Poetry Fair.

F&F Pizza - Chez F&F - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Canada

So what do the Fs of F&F Pizza stand for? Frais et Fabuleux—Fresh and Fabulous! Watch the magic unfold as Jean-Phillipe makes a “carbonara” pizza and a “hab’s” pizza. Just don’t watch on an empty stomach.

Sports Shop - Réparation d'un vélo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

Just in case you haven’t already learned enough about fixing up bikes, Pierre Carl from “D’un sport à l’autre” gives us a handy little tutorial.

Voyage dans Paris - Butte Montmartre View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

The Butte Montmartre is a famous Parisian tourist hot spot, much of it filled with teeming crowds of camera-happy visitors. But if you take a look down some of the side streets and back alleys, you may be surprised by all the magnificent sights to be seen.

Sports Shop - La mécanique d'un vélo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

Need a tutorial on how to fix up a bike? Master mechanic Yassin from D’un sport à l’autre shows us just where to put the wrench.

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!

Sports Shop - D'un sport à l'autre View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

Meet Pierre Carl and take a tour around his Montreal sports shop, called D’un sport à l’autre (which means “from one sport to another”). Bikes are the top-seller in summer, but you’ll see they have fun stuff for any season!

Pascale - Propos sur la musique - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

We hear a bit more from the lovely Pascale: on her beginnings in the musical world (she started early), her new album, and her music’s special combination of rhythm and soul.

Pascale - Propos sur la musique - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

French-Canadian singer-songwriter Pascale—who prefers to introduce herself in verse rather than give the usual “hello my name is”—tells us of the importance of maintaining optimism and lightness in the face of hardship.

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