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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.

Nâdiya - Et c'est parti View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Nâdiya, a champion athlete, has switched gears to become a chart-busting R&B/hip-hop artist. She is fast becoming a major urban act featuring a great blend of lyrical and instrumental innovation. In this music video, “Et c’est parti,” Nâdiya pairs up ringside with US rapper Smartzee, demonstrating both her physical and artistic talent. This song will surely get you moving!

K-Maro - Femme like U

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Cyril Kamar, who later appeared on the music scene as K-Maro, was born in Lebanon. While still a child, he and his family fled to Paris, but finally settled in Quebec.

Château Flight featuring Bertrand Burgalat - Les antipodes

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

DJ Gilb’R and I:Cube, a unique duo, are the key ingredients of Château Flight. Their innovative electro-fusion beat, with hints of everything from pop to soul, is demonstrated on their album, The Meal.

Le Journal - L'Institut du goût View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Students at the Institute of Taste must carefully imbibe the finest of champagnes, delicacies, and other gourmet specialties.

Le Journal - Les Restos du Cœur View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In 1985, ten million meals were served by Restos du Cœur. By 2004, that number had skyrocketed to sixty million.

Le Journal - Un sportif handicapé View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Tanguy de la Forest is ready to fly off to the Paralympic Games.

Le Journal - Le sida View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The mortality rate for people with AIDS in France is one fifth of what it once was. Not only that, but modern medications are much easier to schedule.

Le Journal - Manifestation de paralysés View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Public transport has not always been easy for those who use wheelchairs, but the SNCF (French National Railway Company) has been making changes that make for a much more pleasant trip.

Le Journal - Concurrence des routiers étrangers View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the US, many American truckers don’t want Mexican drivers on the road. A similar situation is brewing in France where drivers from other countries will do the same work for half as much pay.

Le Journal - Nouveaux artistes pluriculturels View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Newcomers Kader Belarbi and Loumia Hiridjee are bringing fresh blood and talent to the French cultural and commercial landscape.

Le Journal - Les ours en voie d'extinction View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Only four bears remain in Haut-Béarn, and all of them are male. Nothing can be done to save the population unless some females are introduced.

Le Journal - Baisers interdits dans les couloirs! View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

As a gift to journalists looking for a tongue-in-cheek story, French schools have banned kissing. Students ask, “Where’s the harm?”

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

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Rail travel between Paris and Marseilles used to be a lengthy ordeal. In 1950, the road trip took over ten hours, as did the train. By 2001, the TGV needed only three hours.

Le Journal - iDTGV - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Paris to Marseille for just 19 euros. Passengers are thrilled, but the ticket agent unions are not. These internet-only sale prices are putting their jobs at stake. Onboard, passengers can get a massage, or rent a DVD player, making for a more relaxing trip. Book your seat today!

Le Journal - Les navigateurs du Vendée Globe - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Racing around the world by yourself often means a Christmas at sea. We drop in to the cabin of race leader Jean Le Cam, which has been decorated for the occasion, right down to a little tree.

NoJazz - DJ Mike

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Viewer Discretion Advised

DJ Mike, from the electronica band NoJazz, tells us about one of his teachers, who suffered from two rather unfortunate problems…

M - Ma mélodie

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Matthieu Chedid, better known as M, comes from a long line of talented artists. Mathieu is the eldest son of famous French singer Louis Chedid and the grandson of the writer Andrée Chedid.

Corneille - Comme un fils

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

Canada

After finding early success in his native Rwanda in ’93, Corneille was forced to flee his country. “Comme un fils” (“Like a Son”) is representative of his soul roots and affinity for emotional melodies.

Le Journal - Le mur de Berlin s'écroule View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

On the 9th of November, 1989, the wall that divided the German city of Berlin began to fall along with the East German state that built it. Claudia Rusch, a young Francophile, was one of the first to scramble over what remained of the divide, meeting up with a French friend on the western side. She’s recently recounted her story in a book, which is a best-seller in her native Germany.

Le Journal - Les navigateurs du Vendée Globe - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Sailing around the world in a boat by yourself might seem like the ultimate in machismo, but the Vendée Globe is not only a man’s game.

Le Journal - Réchauffement de l'Arctique View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

It’s been suggested by some that global warming is a myth, but a large scientific study suggests otherwise. The first to suffer will be the animals that call the northern icecap home, such as polar bears and seals.

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