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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.

Lionel - L'église de Liverdun - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

We continue our visit to Liverdun with Françoise and Lionel who will show you inside the collegiate church of Liverdun. It once housed the relics of Saint Euchaire, which were looted during the Revolution. Now all that remains is the statue of the saint with his head... in his hands!

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

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Using her favorite fruits as examples, Patricia demonstrates some different ways of saying you "like" or "love" something in French.

Amal et Caroline - Les couleurs View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Amal and Caroline don't always see life through rose-tinted glasses (voir la vie en rose). Sometimes they have the blues (broyer du noir). This video gives you the opportunity to explore some interesting idiomatic expressions using colors.

Le saviez-vous? - Gérard raconte son endroit préféré à Antibes View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Gérard tells us about the city of Antibes where he was raised. He also sings a song about Jacques Audiberti, the renowned playwright, novelist, and poet, who was born in the city.

Lionel - L'église de Liverdun - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Françoise talks to Lionel about the Church of Liverdun. Built in 1184, the church is distinctive for its two superimposed doorways: an original Romanesque one, and a Baroque one added in the eighteenth century.

Claire et Philippe - Je suis en retard View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Philippe apologizes to Claire for arriving late. He was not sure which platform he should have been standing on as both trains went to Versailles. He realized something was wrong when his train never came.

Le saviez-vous? - Gérard raconte Antibes et ses environs View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Gérard will tell you about the history of Antibes, an ancient city with a fascinating past. One of the oldest cities in the region, it was built by the Phocaeans before Roman times.

Elisa et Mashal - Petit-déjeuner View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Elisa and Masha discuss what they like to eat for breakfast. Besides the traditional fare of baguettes, toast, cereal, and jam, they also enjoy eggs Benedict and hot chocolate.

Le saviez-vous? - La poésie de Victor Hugo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Victor Hugo is best known for his novels The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables, but he also wrote numerous poems. In this video, Patricia reads an excerpt from his poem "À l'Arc de Triomphe," in which he pays tribute to the city of Paris.

Amal et Caroline - Moulin Rouge View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Amal and Caroline are in Pigalle in Paris to tell us about the Moulin Rouge, the famous cabaret where French cancan dancers put on a great show. Contrary to what its name might suggest, the Moulin Rouge (literally, "Red Windmill") was never used as a windmill.

Manon et Clémentine - French INTRO

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Are you a first time Yabla user? Manon and Clementine will walk you through the program and show you how easy it is to use.

Sophie et Patrice - Les lampes de Sophie - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Sophie explains in greater detail how she makes lamps out of old jam jars. She has some blue ones that make great night-lights, and some brighter ones that are perfect for reading.

Elisa et sa maman - Comment vas-tu? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Elisa meets with her mom. They catch up about her projects, her new theater teacher, and her search for a new apartment.

Marie & Jeremy - Potage - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Sarah and Thierry continue making their vegetable soup on their fictitious cooking channel, "Plus Plus Plus." You will learn useful cooking vocabulary as well as how to make a delicious soup!

Le saviez-vous? - Les bénéfices de la dictée View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia explains the multiple benefits of dictation exercises. Having fallen out of favor in recent years, dictation is making a comeback after the French Ministry of Education realized that language skills were deteriorating. Why not take full advantage of Yabla's Scribe game to improve those skills?

Le saviez-vous? - Comment faire des crêpes View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia shares her family recipe for crêpes. All you'll need is some flour, eggs, milk, orange blossom, salt, and butter to make this classic French staple. Happy cooking!

Sophie et Patrice - Les lampes de Sophie - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Sophie explains her hobby to Patrice. She makes fun lamps out of vintage American canning jars to which she applies a cold plating solution to make them look aged.

Marie & Jeremy - Potage - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Thierry is not much help to Sarah on her cooking show, as he doesn't know his garlic from his onions. Learn with him the names of all the vegetables that will go into their soup!

Le saviez-vous? - Karine Rougier présente son art - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Karine Rougier describes the many influences she draws on in her art practice—sixteen millimeter films, poetry, Flemish painting, tribal masks, the ocean, and more.

Le saviez-vous? - L'histoire de la dictée - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia explains the importance of dictation exercises for learning French. Now an essential teaching tool in the classroom, dictation was originally a pastime for French nobility. The author Prosper Mérimée created a dictation exercise for Empress Eugénie that stumped even the brightest intellectuals. Think you can beat them? Try it yourself here.

Elisa et Mashal - Les fringues View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

Elisa has just gone clothes shopping and is showing off her purchases to Mashal, who helps her put some outfits together.

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