Intermediate Lessons

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My meeting has been cancelled!

In this lesson we'll see what vocabulary is required to cancel or postpone a meeting. We'll discover the verbs "annuler", "reporter" and "modifier", as well as the expression "C'est vraiment pas de chance!" On y va!

Price: 1 credit(s)
Lesson #: 38

Have you met Léa recently? She's put on weight!

In this lesson, lesson 35, we're going to talk about a topic we'd sometimes prefer not to think about - putting on weight. We'll meet the verbs "grossir" (to put on weight) and "voir" (to see) in the past, as well as the expression "être à deux doigts de faire quelque chose" (to be on the verge of doing something). Allons-y!

Price: 1 credit(s)
Lesson #: 35

Excuse me... would you have the time?

Whether we like it or not, our modern lives are ruled by the clock. In this lesson, let's study one of the basics: how to tell the time. We'll also meet the expressions: "I'm going to be late!", "I'm going to be early!" and "I'm going to be on time!"

Price: 1 credit(s)
Lesson #: 33

White, Red or Rosé?

In this lesson, we'll be talking briefly about wine, and the kinds of food we might eat with the various types of wines. We'll meet some useful vocabulary and expressions related to food, too. It's an intermediate lesson because there's quite an amount of new vocabulary. Let's get started!

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Lesson #: 30

Do you have the internet at home?

In this lesson, we'll be dealing with some internet-specific vocabulary. We'll meet some other useful expressions, too, including "I don't want to complicate my life!", "I'm not promising anything" and "it would be good if...". This last expression will require the subjunctive (hence the "intermediate" level of this lesson). Let's take a closer look...

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Lesson #: 28

How was your holiday? [Part II]

In the second part of this two-part episode we'll meet the verb "profiter (de)", we'll use the verb "devoir" to say things like "it must have been [difficult, shocking, fantastic]" and we'll revise the verb "prendre" in the perfect tense, in relation to food.

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Lesson #: 22

How was your holiday? [Part I]

You're just back from a fantastic holiday. The first question you'll be asked, of course, is "How did it go?" There's so much to talk about: the weather, the food, the people, the location. Let's try out some of the vocabulary you're likely to need.

Price: 1 credit(s)
Lesson #: 21

Let's cook!

Whether you're an avid creator of wonderful four-course dishes or incapable of boiling an egg, you'll find in this lesson a range of vocabulary which will take a meal through from preparation to completion. Don't worry - Amélie will tell us what to do!

Price: 1 credit(s)
Lesson #: 14

A visit to the doctor

You're on vacation in France but, unfortunately, you develop an earache while you're there. There's nothing for it but a visit to the doctor. But how will you explain the problem? Furthermore, will you be able to understand what the doctor is saying to you?! Let's find out.

Price: 1 credit(s)
Lesson #: 13

Discussing a sports event

You watched a match on TV last night with friends and everybody is talking about it today. Your team played well and deserved their victory. But how do we talk about it all in French? Let's learn how to describe last night's atmosphere as well as some sports-specific vocabulary.

Price: 0 credit(s)
Lesson #: 9