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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Le Journal - Youssou N'Dour View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France, Senegal

Youssou N’Dour, one of the world’s most beloved French-speaking musicians, hails not from France, but from Africa.

Mario Canonge - Ses propos - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Martinique

Viewer Discretion Advised

Mario has been influenced by Martinique, and he discusses what it means to represent and build upon French Caribbean rhythms on the world stage.

Mario Canonge - Ses propos - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Martinique

Mario Canonge is one of the most exciting pianists tickling today’s plastic ivories, and Yabla was lucky enough to have caught him in person.

Le Journal - Les championnats de planche à voile View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

X-Games: As though windsurfing wasn’t hard enough, they had to add a series of jump-obstacles to the race just to keep things interesting! Check out the “extreme kid” french voiceover… c’est formidable!

Le Journal - Un automne bien chaud View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

On the French Riviera when it’s twenty-three degrees Celsius in the middle of November, some of us are tempted to head for the beach and take one final dip.

Le Journal - Le photographe Cartier-Bresson View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Henri Cartier-Bresson is arguably France’s most notable contribution to the world of photography.

Le Journal - Le Festival international du mime View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Today’s mime is a far cry from Marceau, whose clones accost you in the park.

Le Journal - La sécheresse View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The summer months have been very dry in many parts of France for the past several years.

Le Journal - Voter: un droit ou un choix? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In France, one is registered to vote automatically upon reaching voting age.

Le Journal - Trop de pub dans la boîte à lettres View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Many French people claim they don’t like receiving junk mail, but marketers have done studies which indicate the opposite.

Le Journal - Les Malgré-nous/Massacre d'Oradour - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Malgré-nous (Despite Ourselves) are the roughly 130,000 young Alsatians from Lorraine, many of them recruited by force, who served under the Nazis during World War II.

Amadou et Mariam - La réalité View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Senegal

Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia are joined together by their love for music and each other. The pair met at the Institute for Young Blind People in Bamako, the capital of Mali.

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