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Joanna - Son nouvel appartement View Series

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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!

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.

Visiter un yacht - Dans la cuisine View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Sure, the kitchen might be a little smaller on a yacht, but that doesn’t mean you can’t prepare a delicious dish! Patrick Barbary whips up some pasta for us and invites us to dine with him. Cheers, Captain!

Lionel - En studio d'enregistrement - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Lionel tries out his friend's recording studio by singing Joe Dassin's "Dans les yeux d'Émilie" (In Émilie's Eyes), a love song set in the harsh winter of Quebec.

Yacine Boularès - La Famille des Saxophones View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Yacine Boularès, from the band Afro Groove Collective, talks about the different kinds of saxophones and gives a demonstration of each one. If you'd like to expand your saxophone knowledge even further, check out these Yabla videos from jazz musician Alex Terrier!

Le Mans TV - Benjamin Perrot: "La rébellion du combiné" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Overwhelmed by the amount of text messages and other technological annoyances in his life, singer-songwriter Benjamin Perrot uses this acoustic session on Le Mans TV as an opportunity to "disconnect." Don't let your phone distract you while watching this video!

Le Mans TV - Benjamin Perrot: "Les voisins" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Viewer Discretion Advised

The young singer-songwriter Benjamin Perrot has some loud neighbors, and his walls made of cardboard aren't exactly soundproof. You'll see in the video why he wonders if his neighbors are actually "rabbits"....

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!

Flora - et le théâtre

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Flora tells us about her love of theater, what it means to her, and how it helped her overcome her shyness.

Micro-Trottoirs - L'endroit le plus insolite View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Viewer Discretion Advised

It's not exactly an everyday occurrence in France to be stopped on the street and questioned about your sex life, but most of these pedestrians, both young and old, seem perfectly comfortable with revealing their romantic secrets on camera.

Yabla à Nancy - Le masculin et le féminin View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

English speakers may find this strange, but most European languages (including French) assign a gender to every noun. So how are you supposed to know that the word for “apple” (la pomme) is feminine, but the word for “grape” (le raisin) is masculine? Practice, practice, practice!

Le Journal - Gstaad View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

At nightfall in Gstaad, the preeminent ski resort in the Alps, a privileged few among the stars and high society can listen to the most popular classical musicians in the world…

Alex Terrier - Le saxophone - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Alex explains the differences between the soprano, alto, and tenor saxophones. This is one of those situations where size definitely matters.

Alex Terrier - Le saxophone - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Alex gives a detailed description of the saxophone and all its different parts. Did you know that, despite its association with jazz music, the saxophone was actually invented in the 1840s for use in military bands?

Jean-Marc - Voiture de rêve View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Ever driven a car you like so much that after six hours on the road, all you wanted to do was keep on going? Jean-Marc was lucky enough to find that in his Audi A3.

Alex Terrier - "Roundtrip" et ses inspirations View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Alex Terrier’s second project as a bandleader, “Roundtrip,” is a critically-acclaimed album in the vein of John Coltrane. Listen to it in full (and for free!) here.

Jean-Marc - La plage - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

It’s the perfect day for a stroll along the Atlantic. Jean-Marc shows off more of his hospitable surroundings. Check out the sun, sand, and cold, cold water.

Jean-Marc - La plage - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Frenchman Jean-Marc takes a trip to the seaside and lets us know how the beaches of New York’s Long Island compare to those in France. (Though clearly he’s never been to Long Beach on a holiday weekend!)

Melissa Mars - Mozart, L'opéra rock - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Fate works in funny ways. Melissa’s tale of how she came to be in “Mozart L’Opéra Rock” shows us that some things are just written in the stars. We’re glad she agreed.

Melissa Mars - Et Alors! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Melissa talks about the making of the music video for her second clip “Et Alors!” She was lucky enough to find a director whose vision matched her own. Great minds think alike!

Melissa Mars - Melissa et son premier album View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Meet Melissa Mars: actress, singer, songwriter, storyteller, dreamer, “Martian.” In the first of her interviews with Yabla, Melissa tells us how her career got launched.

Fanny parle des saisons - Activités View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Perhaps some people enjoy the five long, cold months of winter in France, but our Fanny would rather spend her time outside in the sun, not freezing in line just to wait for the coat check… Which season gets your vote?

Fanny parle des saisons - La Bouffe View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Fanny’s not only an expert on what to wear during different seasons—she clearly knows all about what’s good to eat. Raclette or rougail sausage, anyone?

Fanny parle des saisons - S'habiller en hiver View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Fanny braves the elements to tell us about her winter fashions and accessories and how best to stay warm during the colder months.

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