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Le Journal - Nuits artistiques View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Nuits Blanches, French ambiance, old movies and nouvel art make Paris by night even more exciting.

Le Journal - Espèces en voie de disparition View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Beautiful snow Leopards and Madagascar tortoises! The European Program protects rare species such as these in zoos, with the goal to eventually release them (or their children) back into the wild.

Le Journal - L'île de Pâques View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Twenty-eight years ago, Frenchman Michel Garcia fell in love with Easter Island, home of clear blue water and the breathtaking moai. Since then he’s kept busy as a diving instructor and doting father, and he even found time to discover a new species of shellfish!

Le Journal - L'enseignement du chinois au lycée View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The number of French students interested in studying Chinese has soared in French high schools in the last ten years. Though it is currently offered mostly by elite schools, the French government hopes to make it more accessible to all schools in years to come.

Le Journal - Le poulet dans les cantines View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

One school is no longer serving chicken, claiming that children aren’t eating it when served due to fears of avian flu. The mayor is behind this decision – despite the protests of parents and chicken farmers – citing the “principle of precaution.”

Le Journal - Le chalet View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Like old cheese and old wine, old wood is in high demand when it comes to building new chalets. A modern cabin built of ancient wood provides the perfect balance of the old and the new.

Cali - C'est quand le bonheur

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Born and raised in the Pyrenees region of southern France, Cali was an aspiring rugby player before attending a U2 concert at the age of 17.

Amadou et Mariam - Sénégal Fast Food View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Senegal

Amadou and Mariam share singing duties with co-producer Manu Chao on a song with themes of migration and dislocation.

Le Journal - Les microcrédits View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Microcredit can make a big difference to people on welfare or those without good credit history. Case in point: this fifty-five-year-old man who succeeded in opening up his own pizzeria thanks to the help he received.

Le Journal - Le record du Tour de Monde! View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Even in his wildest dreams, Jules Verne never imagined a trip around the world in fifty days. But that’s just what Captain Peyron and the crew of the Orange Deux have done—breaking the previous world record.

Le Journal - Manifestations des lycéens - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

All over France, students are protesting the loi Fillon, which they feel does not best represent the interests of students and their schools.

Le Journal - Les effets bénéfiques du rire! View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Sure, everyone likes to laugh, even the French, but can it really be good for your heart? Scientists seem to believe mais oui!

Le Journal - Le football - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

European football matches are known for the passion they inspire in their fans. The president of the international league is thinking of banning pre-game anthems, which seem to exacerbate the situation.

Le Journal - Sillonner & photographier les océans View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In the tradition of the great Jacques Cousteau, two young Frenchmen have been crisscrossing the world’s oceans documenting their most marvelous encounters in a book. But the book is not just an ode to the beauty of the deep; it is a warning about the impact humans have had on this largely unknown world.

Le Journal - École de pilotage View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Ten months of training go into learning to fly a helicopter, but less time is being spent aloft. More and more flight hours are logged in a hyper-realistic simulator that allows young pilots to hone their skills without ever leaving the earth.

Le Journal - La truffe View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Four hundred euros per kilo for mushrooms? As you may have heard, truffles are no ordinary fungi, and those sold in the Aups market are said to be the tastiest.

Le Journal - Un hamburger très cher! View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

New York based French chef Daniel Boulud brings his refined French culinary skills to that most typical American dish, the hamburger. Discover the secrets that make this burger the most expensive in the world.

Le Journal - Sans domicile fixe View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Homelessness is difficult for anyone, but for women the dangers can be more acute and the experience even more alienating than for men.

Le Journal - Marianne View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Marianne is the symbol of the French Republic and has roots in the revolution of 1789. But are French mayors ready to represent the France of today with a Marianne of color?

Le Journal - Le baccalauréat - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Like the SATs for Americans, or A level in the UK, the baccalauréat exam, or le bac, creates more than its fair share of stress in students, especially on the day when they find out the results, the culmination of an entire school career. Students meet outside the school where exam results are posted, and share the emotion of knowing whether they and their friends succeeded or not.

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