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... et une bonne année 2014!
À tous les utilisateurs de LFBP… nous vous souhaitons un joyeux Noël et une très bonne année 2014!… Read More
“Ça fait trois semaines qu‘on en parle…”
“We‘ve been talking about it for three weeks…”
Today, a listener asked about the function of the word ‘en’ in the context below, from LFBP Lesson 23.… Read More
La Coupe du Monde au Qatar, une décision controversée
If you're interested in sport, the range of vocabulary and expressions in our next lesson will be of interest to you…
The decision to award the 2022 World Cup was a controversial one from FIFA for a number of reasons. The main reason has been the cost… in human terms.… Read More
Seeing, socialising, frequenting, attending, visiting, going to…
A verb to remember is fréquenter
This morning, a listener asked us about the verb fréquenter in the following expression:… Read More
«Il m'a emmené faire une petite promenade en vélo… »
«He brought me on a little cycling trip…»
A listener asked about this sentence, from our lesson 65 ("I'm so stiff today!…")… Read More
Lesson no: 163, Level: Intermediate
If ever the term 'great statesman' were relevant, it could surely be attributed to Nelson Mandela. In our conversation this time, Bertrand puts some questions to Béatrix to discover why, exactly, Mandela became such an icon. Let's listen.
Lesson no: 162, Level: Intermediate
Our conversation this time focuses on working conditions as Qatar develops its infrastructure for the football World Cup in 2022. The tournament is some years away but the controversy surrounding the plight of workers is current, and real. Let’s listen to a conversation between Béatrix and Rémy.
Lesson no: 161, Level: Intermediate
Just recently, Edward Snowden was living a normal life. Now, however, he is a hunted man with a future that is very uncertain. Once he revealed that U.S. authorities were monitoring the daily communications of ordinary citizens, his life effectively changed forever. In this lesson, Zoë and Jules discuss the Snowden affair. Let's listen.
Lesson no: 160, Level: Intermediate
Florida was home to a recent winner of the Powerball jackpot of around 400 million dollars. As always, there was a media frenzy. In this lesson, Lucien and Zara discuss lotteries in general. Zara thinks they're scandalous. Lucien, on the other hand, thinks that Zara needs to lighten up. Let's listen...
Lesson no: 159, Level: Intermediate
Today, several hundred million people around the world are 'tweeting'. In this lesson, let's hear a conversation between Bertrand and Amandine. Bertrand is a regular Twitter user, but Amandine is not. Let's listen...