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Le Journal - Retour sur scène de Julio Iglesias View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Julio Iglesias tours France for the first time in 27 years and is very warmly received, especially by the ladies. Julio not only sings a few songs in French, but can speak it as well, and proves as much during an on-camera interview.

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

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Meet a group of students as they prepare to take their baccalaureate test, a rite of passage for young French people on the cusp of adulthood. It can be a stressful time, but the students are pacing themselves well.

Le Journal - Grève de l'EDF à Lille - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Though we reported that some of the residents of Lille support the power workers and their blackout strikes, it turns out that not all of them do. Office workers shout from balconies to give the strikers a piece of their minds, and the workers respond in kind.

Le Journal - Le bac View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Students taking the baccalaureate exam must complete an essay, choosing amongst several possible philosophical and political themes. France 2 talks with some students about the experience, and asks some prominent politicians what they might have written if presented with the same task.

Le Journal - Laurent Voulzy View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

As Laurent Voulzy is walking down the beach, he chances upon a fan, and sings a little duet with her. At his concert that night, she’ll be in the front row. Can that “change the face of the world”?

Le Journal - Le Queen Mary 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

While no one denies that the Queen Mary 2 rightfully flies the Union Jack, she was built in France and this is where she sails when feeling homesick. As she comes to drop anchor on French shores, proud spectators come out to welcome her ashore.

Le Journal - Cannabis en hausse chez les jeunes View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Cannabis use amongst French youth has more than doubled in the past ten years, and some parents are blaming it on their children’s erratic behavior. Specialists say that even moderate daily use can have detrimental effects on schoolwork.

Le Journal - Grève de l'EDF à Lille - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Workers for the power company in the city of Lille aren’t happy and want management to know it. So they sabotaged the grid, cutting off power to thousands of businesses and residences. Despite the inconvenience, the mayor, and even many residents, support the workers.

Le Journal - Saint-Exupéry - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

A Lockheed P-38 Lightning, last piloted by noted writer Saint-Exupéry, who presumably went down with it on July 31, 1944, has been found and identified off the coast of Marseille. This gives credence to a local fisherman who, six years ago, claimed to have netted the author’s ID bracelet.

Le Journal - Le costume bœuf View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Costume rental shops in Paris start their season before Christmas. For New Year’s Eve, who wants to dress like Austrian Princess Sisi or wear a Scottish kilt?

Le Journal - Chocolats View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The French take their chocolate very seriously! This shop aims for nothing short of perfection, both in taste and design, and presents its creations more like jewels or precious coins than like bon-bons.

Le Journal - Le ski en Savoie View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

On the slopes, skiers at Les Menuires enjoy their winter vacations despite trying conditions. Who needs snow when you have fun!

Le Journal - Gourmet en Bretagne View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Shop at the market in Rennes, historic capital of Brittany, and join master chef Rachel Gesbert as she prepares delicacies into a delicious feast.

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