French in your own time. At your own pace.
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“Es-tu allé au cinéma ces derniers temps?”
“Have you been to the cinema recently?”
In our next lesson, we'll be discussing a film. In our conversation, Sabine talks about Dallas Buyers' Club, a film she saw just last night. Bertrand, hasn't yet seen the film, but is eager to discover what it's about.… Read More
“Nelson Mandela: comment se fait-il que l'on parle autant de lui?”
“Nelson Mandela: how is it that people speak so much of him?”
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.… Read More
“As-tu entendu parler des ouvriers migrants au Qatar?”
“Have you heard about the migrant workers in Qatar?”
Our lesson this time focuses on working conditions as Qatar develops its infrastructure for the football World Cup in 2022.… Read More
“Dépêchons-nous de rentrer avant qu’il ne pleuve…”
“Let's hurry home before it rains…”
Today, a listener sent us the kind message below… with an interesting question. Let's take a closer look.… Read More
... 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
Lesson no: 194, Level: Intermediate
Traditionally, French high school graduates have been guaranteed public university places, regardless of the grades achieved in their baccalauréat. This, however, has resulted in very high drop-out rates. It is hoped that, from 2018, proposed reforms will result in a more efficient means of access to university.
Lesson no: 193, Level: Intermediate
Britain’s vote to withdraw from the European Union was widely controversial and continues to be so. Brexit – from a French perspective – is at the centre of our conversation this time.
Lesson no: 192, Level: Intermediate
The transfer of Brazilian footballer, Neymar, smashed all records in terms of the colossal sums of money involved. Are such sporting investments really justified? Let’s talk about that.
Lesson no: 191, Level: Intermediate
Our lesson this time was inspired by a recent article entitled “Has the smartphone destroyed a generation?” A provocative title indeed, but one that got us thinking. C’est parti!
Lesson no: 190, Level: Advanced
Our lesson this time - for Advanced learners – focuses on the stunning rise to the French presidency of the youthful Emmanuel Macron at just 39 years of age. How, exactly, did he manage to pull off such a victory? Let’s discuss.