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Miscellaneous March Posted by on Mar 15, 2022

After last week’s Pop & Politics, this week were back with a little bit of a miscellaneous March potpourri. We’ve got a little more politics, some vocabulary, and a pronoun debate. Bonne lecture! Sondage The premier tour de l’élection présidentielle 2022 is less than a month away (April 10; with the second tour, if needed, scheduled…

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Pop and Politics Posted by on Mar 8, 2022

Le printemps, a time of renewal and rebirth, is just about here (at least in the northern hemisphere!) This week we take a look at a number of updates from the world of politics and pop culture about new(ish) things coming this spring to France. Emmanuel Macron The President of France has finally made it…

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A love letter to France Posted by on Jan 11, 2022

The French, in my experience, uniquely love language and eloquence. A new(ish) television show – and an addition to the infamous bac! – highlight this. Le Grand Oral Airing for the first time in 2019, Le Grand Oral is a program on France2 “[qui] met en scène douze candidats [dans] un grand concours d’éloquence”.  “Lors de…

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French Christmas Commercials Posted by on Dec 7, 2021

It’s time to dig into a new batch of commercials! They’re a great (short) way to work your language skills and experience some French culture at the same time. As always, try and watch theses commercials without the subtitles first (and without looking at the translations!) then reveal the text and translation if you need…

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