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Les Expressions Françaises 2
French expressions part 2
We continue our series on French expressions - how to say "I've got a lot on my plate", "to have a lie in", "I give up" and more.

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Les Arabes
The Arabic population
Paul and Marie talk about the minority Arabic population in France

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Mai 68
May 1968
In May 1968, huge demonstrations take place in France. With slogans like 'it is forbidden to forbid', the demonstrations are a landmark moment in 20th century France.

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Le harcelèment à l'école
Bullying at school
Paul and Marie talk about the new, censored Indochine music video, what's so shocking and what it's got to do with bullying at school.

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Les saisons de l'année
The seasons of the year
This week, Marie talks to her mum about the seasons of the year.

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L'avenir
What will the world be like in 100 years ?
Following a request to discuss the future tense in French, we talk about the future (our personal opinion only!).

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Nos personalités - partie 4
Personality part 4
We continue our series on our personalities - here is part 4

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Nos personalités - partie 3
Personality part 3
We continue our series on our personalities - here is part 3

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Charles de Gaulle
We talk about the influence of Charles de Gaulle during and after the 2nd world war.

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L'Alsace et la Lorraine
An interview with Christine
Christine talks about the culinary specialities and traditions of the Lorraine and Alsace regions of France.

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Qu'est-ce que tu aimerais faire à l'avenir ?
What would you like to do in the future?
Paul and Marie talk about what they'd like to do in the future and the places they'd like to visit.

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Voyage en Californie
A trip to California
Marie talks about her school trip to California.

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La musique
Music
Paul talks to Pierre about his music

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Elever des enfants bilingues - 2ème partie
Raising bilingual children - part 2
We discuss our experience of raising bilingual children (part 2)

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Elever des enfants bilingues - 1ère partie
Raising bilingual children - part 1
We discuss our experience of raising bilingual children

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Profil de personalité: partie 2!
Paul and Marie's personality: part 2
We ask more searching questions about our personalities!

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La France où il fait bon vivre
France: the good things!
We discuss the advantages of living in a country with good cheese, good wine, good bread and... well, you'll see!

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Les hommes français
The qualities of French men!
Why are French men so attractive ? And are they ? We discuss what gives French men their reputation.

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Conduire en France
Driving in France
We discuss what it's like to drive in France, as well as one particular example.

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Le sport
Sport and exercise
We talk about what exercise we do, with full audio notes and transcript provided

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Le Muguet
Lily of the Valley
In France, on the 1st May, it's traditional to go into the woods and pick the Lily of the Valley flower, and to buy or sell it in the streets

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Les Jeux Olympiques
The Olympic Games
We discuss the Olympic Games that took place in the U.K.

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La fete des lumieres
The Festival of Lights
The Festival of Lights is an increasingly popular festival that takes place every year at the beginning of December in Lyon, France.

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La collision des cultures
When Cultures Collide
We discuss the book "When Cultures Collide", a reference book outlining a triangular model of different cultures, the possible link between language and culture, and highlighting different aspects of world cultures.

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Travailler dans un centre d'appels
Working in a call-centre
A discussion about what it's like to work in a call centre, with full audio-notes.

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La musique
Music
Paul and Marie talk about their tastes in music, with full audio-notes on French expressions and transcript.

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Les Français à Londres
The French in London
Why so many French people are living in London these days.

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France: les anecdotes
Anecdotes on France
Anecdotes that Paul has come across whilst living in France.

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La cuisine
Cooking
Paul and Marie talk about what they like to eat and cook!

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Qu'est-ce que tu ferais si tu gagnais au loto ?
The lottery
What would you do if you won the lottery ?

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