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Contes de fées - La petite sirène - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Enjoy Yabla's rendition of "The Little Mermaid (or "La petite sirène"), originally written by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. In part one, the little mermaid swims ashore to a handsome prince. But will she see him again?

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La petite sirène
mais comme ses sœurs, la petite sirène n'avait pas de jambes non plus.
elles racontaient à la petite sirène des histoires sur le pays
La petite sirène aspirait très fortement à voir tout cela elle-même.
La petite sirène ne pouvait plus du tout
Lorsque la petite sirène nagea en retour au palace sous-marin,

Contes de fées - La petite sirène - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The little mermaid visits a sea witch who gives her human legs in exchange for her voice. Will she get her wish to live happily ever after on land with her beloved prince?

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La petite sirène était prête à payer n'importe quel prix pour être auprès du prince.
Ensemble la petite princesse et le prince se promenèrent à travers le jardin parfumé
Comme cela manquait maintenant à la petite sirène de nager avec ses sœurs
Mais la petite sirène était incapable de faire du mal à quiconque.
mais malheureusement, pas de la petite sirène
la petite sirène s'assit sur la plage et avala la potion magique.
cela brisa le cœur de la petite sirène.

Le Restaurant "Flam's" - Sa petite histoire View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Tarte flambée is a specialty of the Alsace region of France that resembles a pizza. Typically made with crème fraîche, onions, and bacon, the traditional tarte flambée has also undergone many variations. Flam’s, a restaurant franchise based in Strasbourg, has dedicated itself to perfecting this Alsatian delicacy.

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L'historique du restaurant? -Oui, voilà. -Avoir une petite idée?

Voyage dans Paris - La Petite Alsace View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this video, Daniel Benchimol takes us to Paris's thirteenth arrondissement, where you can discover an area known as "La Petite Alsace" (Little Alsace) and enjoy the best butter croissants in the Paris region!

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the Daviel housing development, also nicknamed "La Petite Alsace" [Little Alsace].
In front of La Petite Alsace, stop for a few moments at Cité Daviel,
la cité Daviel, aussi surnommée "la Petite Alsace."
Face à la Petite Alsace, arrêtez-vous quelques instants cité Daviel
C'est un ensemble de petites maisons individuelles.

4 Mains pour 1 Piano - Médaillon de Homard - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Oumar puts the finishing touches on his new recipe for restaurant La Mendigotte: lobster medallions and baby vegetables in a lemon butter sauce, now also known as "Four Hands for One Piano." No matter what you call it, it looks scrumptious!

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On n'a... On n'a pas une petite cuisine, mais elle est pas grande non plus.

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.

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Comment vous trouvez cette petite fête-là alors?
J'ai trouvé une petite jeune, soixante-six ans,

Actu Vingtième - Vendanges parisiennes View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

A grape harvest right in the heart of Paris? Some might call it a miracle, but the "Vendange Château Charonne" (Charonne Castle Grape Harvest) is celebrated each year with a huge block party in the eleventh arrondissement. There are plenty of prizes to win (thousands, in fact!) and delicious wines to sample.

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Euh... mille ballons. Chaque année, y a une petite tombola organisée,

Actu Vingtième - La burqa View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Interviewees on the streets of Paris protest the banning of the burqa in public places in France and offer their perspectives on this controversial issue.

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Moi quand j'étais petite j'avais pas le droit de mettre un pantalon,

Actu Vingtième - Le bleu dans les yeux, recyclerie de Belleville View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

"Upcycling" centers are popping up all over the world, including in the 20th arrondissement of Paris. The neighborhood celebrated the opening of a new upcycling and repurposing center, the Ressource de Belleville, where residents can bring goods to be repurposed and resold.

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And I ended up at La Petite Roquette.
and then with the director of... of La Petite Roquette,
Et je suis tombée à la Petite Roquette.
et puis avec la directrice de... de la Petite Roquette,

Actus Quartier - Fête de quartier Python-Duvernois - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France, Morocco, West Africa

The Python-Duvernois neighborhood, in Paris's 20th arrondissement, is having a block party filled with games, music, and food. There's even a stand on alcoholism prevention, complete with beer goggles!

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Malika attend la musique pour pouvoir nous faire une petite danse à l'orientale.

Actus Quartier - Fête de quartier Python-Duvernois - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France, Morocco, West Africa

Viewer Discretion Advised

Our delightful young guide takes the opportunity to explain why she loves her neighborhood of Python-Duvernois. We meet some of the locals, including an aspiring Michael Schumacher and some young footballers.

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on se considère comme une petite famille dans le quartier.
On se considère comme une petite famille,
Et c'est comme une petite course.

Actus Quartier - Manif anti-nucléaire à Bastille View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Did you know that France is the most nuclear-dependent country in the world? These protesters are trying to change that statistic in their demonstration against nuclear energy in Paris's Place de la Bastille.

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Ouais. -Une petite porte!

Actus Quartier - Devant la SNCF View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

A group of people gathered in front of the SNCF (French National Railway Company) headquarters to claim the use of empty buildings owned by the latter. Many people who are homeless or live in unsanitary conditions could greatly benefit from those vacant buildings.

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Maintenant je suis avec la petite.
une mère avec deux adolescents dans une petite chambre

Adrien - Rue des Martyrs View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Adrien talks to us about Paris's Rue des Martyrs [Martyrs Street]. There, a hapless bishop, Saint Denis, was decapitated. He supposedly carried his severed head in his hand all the way up the street. But rest assured, the street has none of its gruesome past. It's filled with restaurants, bars, cafes, and cabarets to keep you entertained and happy.

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Alors pour la petite histoire, euh...

Adrien - Buttes Chaumont View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Discover the beautiful Parc des Buttes Chaumont in Paris with Adrien. This peaceful park used to be an execution site in the thirteenth century. Its gruesome past long forgotten, it is now a peaceful place where Parisians can get away from the city.

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petite caverne avec, euh... avec, euh... une cascade,

Aldo - L'empoisonneuse du 2e

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Aldo takes us to a very special house on 23 Rue Beauregard in Paris. In that house lived a shady character, Catherine Deshayes, who was responsible for the murder of thousands of infants. She and 36 others were burned at the stake by Louis XIV.

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C'est donc fini pour cette petite histoire.
qui est la plus petite rue de Paris,

Alsace 20 - Mangez bien, mangez alsacien! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Armande has turned an old farm near Strasbourg into a mouth-watering country store complete with live rabbits and ducks. According to Armande, it’s also one of the few places to get food in her village, so chances are business is booming!

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euh... faire une petite crèche vivante aussi pour... pour Noël,

Alsace 20 - Grain de Sel: le Lycée hôtelier Alexandre Dumas View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Nicolas introduces some specialties of the Alsace region at the Alexandre Dumas Catering, Hospitality, and Tourism College. In this episode, pastry chefs bake some delicious cookies called "manele" and "bredele." It's never too early to start planning your next New Year's fête!

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la même quantité de poudre d'amande, une petite pincée de sel
On le défait, avec une petite spatule. Et on vient le poser à côté, prêt à aller au four.
Une fois qu'on a notre petite boule, on va venir faire notre carotte.

Alsace 20 - Femmes d'exception: Christine Ott View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Discover a unique instrument called the ondes Martenot, a precursor to the synthesizer named after its inventor, Maurice Martenot. This electronic piano-like instrument, once a musical sensation in the 1930's, quickly fell into disuse, but is experiencing a revival thanks to Christine Ott, a talented pianist who adopted this unusual instrument and has worked alongside such musical greats as Radiohead and Yann Tiersen.

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Oui. -Ouais. -Depuis toute petite. Oui, oui.

Alsace 20 - Laurent Chandemerle, l'homme aux 100 voix View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

The Drôles de Zèbres (Funny Zebras) humor festival in Strasbourg has been hosting top French artists, comedians, and a few newcomers for the past twelve years. Among the acts at this year's festival is Laurent Chandemerle, the man with a thousand voices, who can impersonate celebrities to perfection. This video will give you a taste of French humor and, no doubt, a few chuckles!

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Bonjour, petite fille. Quel âge tu as? Cinq ans... Tiens, regarde! Y a des crayons de couleur.
On ferme les yeux. Prévost, c'est, euh... vraiment le vrai. On fait une petite imp'... -Ah, ben ouais.
Une petite dernière... quelqu'un vraiment que tu aimes imiter?

Alsace 20 - 100 recettes pour 100 vins View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

This video will make your mouth water! In this interview, Lionel Augier talks to Maurice Roeckel about his new book, "One Hundred Recipes for One Hundred Alsace Wines." Not only will you discover the originality of some chefs who combine amazing wines with amazing food, but you will also learn a few words in the Alsatian dialect.

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et avec toujours cette petite touche féminine qui fait tout son charme. Voilà.

Alsace 20 - La chronique Mode de Caroline: mode éthique View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

In this Alsace Vingt episode, Caroline interviews eco-friendly clothes designer Louise Geber, who owns a store in Strasbourg. There, you will be able to shop for fashionable garments and help the environment at the same time. To find out more, visit the store's website, www.vetementbio.com.

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Donc, là, y a aussi des petites robes pour l'été, très, très sexy. En fait c'est ça surtout. -Donc, c'est bio.
c'est pour les garçons. -Oui. -Très joli. -Et puis alors comme on est... toutes des petites mamans
et puis juste à côté y a la petite boutique... -C'est très "revival" ce que vous tenez là. -"Green Circus".
Hop! Petite marinière. Donc là, évidemment, les, euh... les cotons sont super amples
aujourd'hui Caroline. -Regardez des petites chaussures à votre taille.

Amal et Caroline - Quartier du Louvre View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Amal gives Caroline a trick for skipping the long line that inevitably forms in front of the Louvre Museum. Then they decide to have a peaceful breakfast in the Jardin des Tuileries.

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Alors j'ai une petite technique

Annie Chartrand - Grandir bilingue View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada

The lovely singer tells us in franglais about franglais. She discusses her experiences growing up bilingual in Quebec, her international travels, and why it’s not always a good idea to tell someone if you’ve ripped your pants…

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c'est comme si j'avais dis que j'avais déchiré ma petite culotte.
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