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French News Round-up Posted by on Sep 14, 2021

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Keeping up with the news is a great way to expand your cultural knowledge and practice your vocabulary. This week we take a look at some of the latest headlines in a little French news round-up. French News Round-up It’s been a while since we’ve looked at what’s happening à la une des actualités françaises. The past…

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Le Petit Journal Posted by on May 9, 2016

A big announcement in French television occurred today when Yann Barthès, the host of Le Petit Journal, announced that he would be leaving the show after five years as its host. Le Petit Journal is often compared to The Daily Show in America, and Barthès was often compared to former Daily Show host Jon Stewart. Although Barthès…

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Crossing the River Seine in Paris, France—On a HUGE Trampoline! Posted by on Oct 19, 2012

One of the most charming spectacles that Paris has to offer is walking by the Seine river, either while listening to an old Frenchman playing a beautiful tune on an accordéon, or simply enjoying the view of a bateau-mouche passing by near you. But imagine if you decided one day to increase the fun factor one notch…

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Learn How to Read the World News in French Posted by on Oct 13, 2010

Whether you have a daily or weekly home assignment from your cours de français to read French newspapers or watch TV news reports of France 24 and France 2, or simply wish to get une perspective plus large des événements mondiaux (a wider perspective of world events), to be able to fully understand their full content by…

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