Tag Archives: Le Monde

Le Monde: L’Atelier Diktée Posted by on Apr 18, 2016

The French newspaper Le Monde has great resources for those who are trying to learn French. While Le Monde would certainly be useful for intermediate-advanced learners, it’s also a great way to learn not only about vocabulary, but about culture (including, of course, current events and politics!). In fact, Le Monde has several sections dedicated to French students…

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Singing La Résistance Française: Still Relevant Today Posted by on Feb 26, 2011

A World War II song written by the French résistance, who said to the Nazi invader “Dégage“—Toujours d’actualité, meaning still relevant, today in 2011.  French Russian Anna Marly sings “Le chant des partisans” (“The Song of the Resistants”) * * * Anna Marly – “Le chant des partisans” (“The Song of the Resistants”) * Le Chant des…

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À la une Posted by on Nov 11, 2010

À la une means « on the front page, » or at the head of the news stories. Ce soir, examinons ce qui est à la une en France- ou bien, ce qui est enterré dans les pages au milieu ! Je me suis rendue compte (I realized) que je n’ai pas lu de journal en français (that…

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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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Travel and volcanoes! Posted by on Apr 20, 2010

Le volcan Eygalskjfksdfjncadufhaushdfsksjfaskjdfsjdsaa has really changed the game for le transport aérien (aerial transportation). It has directed traffic to other forms of travel, as well as to the pleasures of being cloué à Paris or wherever you are stranded (if you keep your bonne humeur!). For us, it’s a chance to brush up on some…

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