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Marie & Jeremy - Monopoly View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Jeremy and Marie play a round of Monopoly. As you'll see, the game gets a little out of hand after the auction... but in any event, you'll have learned some valuable vocabulary to be able to play Monopoly in French.

Voyage en France - Nogent-sur-Marne - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

This video on Nogent-sur-Marne focuses on the town's beautiful architectural heritage, from the Royal Palace Cinema, to the art nouveau houses, to the Coignard mansion and its gardens. Daniel concludes with a discussion of the song that made Nogent famous, "Le petit vin blanc" (The Little White Wine).

Maison Légeron - Boutique de fleurs artificielles

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Bruno Légeron tells us about his family business of making artificial flowers and feathers for fashion houses and the movie industry. The Maison Légeron dates all the way back to 1727.

Le saviez-vous? - Utilisation de "encore" et "toujours" - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia lists a few more usages of encore (still, again) and gives an overview of toujours (still, always). To learn more about these words, check out our written lesson on them.

Sophie et Patrice - Les couleurs View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Sophie and Patrice discuss the meaning of expressions involving colors, such as vert de rage and une peur bleue. They have their own theories about their origins.

Voyage en France - Nogent-sur-Marne - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Along the banks of the Marne, Daniel gives us some more insight into the town of Nogent-sur-Marne, including a few real estate tips and a brief biography of Jean Sablon, a famous crooner of French chansons who was born in the town.

Le saviez-vous? - Utilisation de "encore" et "toujours" - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In this video, you will learn the various meanings of encore, which Patricia will illustrate with several examples.

Lionel - Liverdun le Haut View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

We continue our walk around the little town of Liverdun, perched on a rock spur near the Moselle river. Françoise tells us about its collegiate church and the legend of Saint Euchaire.

Marie & Jeremy - Le gâteau aux pommes View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Jeremy explains to Marie how to make an apple cake. But she can't quite follow the recipe....

Voyage en France - Nogent-sur-Marne - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In addition to housing the second largest port in the Paris region, Nogent-sur-Marne also includes a promenade dedicated to the "accordion queen" Yvette Horner and a square named after the famous Corsican singer Tino Rossi. The latter is located on the Marne River's "Île de Beauté" (Island of Beauty), which is also a nickname for Corsica.

Marie & Jeremy - Le chat View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Marie and Jeremy are having an argument over the cat. Jeremy is fed up with the mess it makes, among other things. He gives her an ultimatum: it's him or the cat. It's a tough choice for Marie...

Amal et Caroline - Le Parc de la Villette View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Come discover the Parc de la Villette with Amal and Caroline. Built on the site of a former slaughterhouse, this park is now one of the largest green spaces in Paris.

Le saviez-vous? - "Ne plus", forme négative de "encore" et "toujours" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In this video you will learn how to use the adverbs encore and toujours and how their meanings overlap. Encore and toujours can both mean "still," and share a common negative form: ne plus (no longer).

Adrien - Le métro parisien View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Adrien will tell you everything about the Paris metro, which opened its doors in nineteen hundred for the World's Fair. It carries an impressive five million passengers per day and is one of the busiest underground systems in the world.

Voyage en France - Nogent-sur-Marne - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Nogent-sur-Marne is a charming town that has been the home of many celebrities, including the scientist Marie Curie and the singer Charles Trenet. Daniel shows us some of the town's beautiful landmarks, including the Baltard Pavilion and the Passerelle des Arts.

Marie & Jeremy - Lettre d'amour - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Marie needs help writing a love letter. Like many French learners and even native speakers, she has trouble with plural endings. You might be surprised to find out who the lucky recipient of this love letter is...

Sophie et Patrice - La révolution est-elle en cours? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

We live in tumultuous times, but Patrice and Sophie are optimistic, excited even, about the changes that are happening around the world. They're referring specifically to the yellow vests movement (les gilets jaunes), a populist movement that began in France in 2018.

Elisa et Mashal - On mange quoi ce soir? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Elisa and Mashal pore over a recipe book to plan a dinner party. They come up with a delicious three-course menu that will make your mouth water.

Le saviez-vous? - Henri Matisse et le Vieux Nice View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The artist Henri Matisse lived in a beautiful building, the Palais Caïs de Pierlas, in the Old Nice neighborhood. He captured the neighborhood's colorful atmosphere in many of his paintings.

Marie & Jeremy - Lettre d'amour - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Marie is writing a love letter and she's having trouble with plural endings. Luckily, Jeremy is there to help.

Elisa et sa maman - Le temps qui passe View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Elisa and her mom have a quiet conversation about the passing of time and life in general. Elisa also reveals a secret about her scar, which her mom always thought was caused by an escalator.

Le saviez-vous? - Comment dire qu'on n'aime pas? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia will teach you how to say that you don't like something in tactful ways and in more direct ways. There are many interesting expressions to convey dislike, even disgust, but you might want to save some of them for private conversations.

Sophie et Patrice - Paris se dépeuple View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Paris is experiencing a population decline, partly due to short-term rentals and extreme commuting. Executives are able to live far out in the provinces while still working in Paris.

Lionel - L'Office de tourisme de Liverdun View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel is in Liverdun, a small town in the Lorraine region that dates at least to Roman times. Burial grounds called tumuli have been discovered in the area around the Moselle river, which loops around the town.

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