French in your own time. At your own pace.
But you'll want to see some samples first.
The word plus: how to pronounce it…
Sometimes pluss, sometimes pluzz, sometimes plu…
A listener sent us the following question this morning:… Read More
“C'est confirmé … t'es atteint d'APC !…”
“It's official … you've got CPA !…”
Our new lesson focuses on a modern-day affliction that more and more people seem to suffer from.… Read More
“Hier, j'ai assisté à un concert éblouissant…”
“I went to a fantastic concert yesterday…”
If you're interested in music, this new lesson is for you!… Read More
“As-tu vu Dallas Buyers' Club?”
“Have you seen Dallas Buyers' Club?”
Our lesson this time centres around a film called “Dallas Buyers’ Club”, the story of a Texan cowboy who contracted AIDS at a time when most people had not yet heard of the disease.… Read More
“David Moyes viré !”
Today's headline from L'Équipe tells the whole story…
Anyone interested in football will easily figure out the meaning of the headline above.… Read More
Lesson no: 168, Level: Intermediate
In this lesson, we take a look at some essential tourist vocabulary that just about everybody needs on a holiday to France. Our conversation is a typical one where a family arrives on the terrasse of a café. It’s very warm and everybody is thirsty. Let’s see how the conversation unfolds with the waitress…
Lesson no: 167, Level: Intermediate
Little did we know when we were preparing this lesson in recent days that the situation in Ukraine would become even more fragile with the shooting down of a civilian airliner. Bertrand gives his views on why the impasse with Russia is so volatile. Let's listen first; then we'll look closely at the key vocabulary...
Lesson no: 166, Level: Intermediate
The focus of our lesson this time is something which could be described as a modern-day disorder, afflicting a huge number of people. We're not talking about a physical disorder, per se... more of a social one. Béatrix and I are having a coffee but Béatrix is getting frustrated at my inattention. Let's listen...
Lesson no: 165, Level: Intermediate
Our lesson this time focuses on a concert Béatrix attended, a classical concert. Bertrand wonders what makes the difference between a concerto on the one hand and a symphony on the other. Béatrix gives him a very basic music lesson. Let's listen. Then we'll come back and take a closer look at the key vocabulary.
Lesson no: 164, Level: Intermediate
Our lesson this time centres around a film called “Dallas Buyers’ Club”, the story of a Texan cowboy who contracted AIDS at a time when most people had not yet heard of the disease. Let’s listen. Then we’ll take a closer look at the key vocabulary.