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Visite de Paris – Advanced French

Visite de Paris – Advanced French Visite de Paris – Advanced French. Let’s take a stroll through Paris with France. Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO file and companion worksheet. La leçon d'aujourd'hui s'appelle «Visite de Paris». France et Henri sont à Paris. Ils sont un peu perdus, et demandent leur chemin. Avec eux, voyons les arrondissements de Paris. Today’s podcast is called ‘Visite de Paris’. France and Henri are in Paris. They’re a bit lost, and asking their way around. With them, we’ll learn about Paris arrondissements. In the companion worksheet – 10 pages text translation Paris arrondissements visiting the Eiffel Tower   direction words such as ‘in front of’, ‘behind’ review of the command form practice it all Text excerpt – challenge yourself a bit: transcribe it and check your answers Visite de Paris F. On est où, là ? H. Ben j’sais pas très bien. On était dans le premier. On vient de passer la Seine, et je vois des ruines à gauche. … Continue with the companion worksheet and the FULL AUDIO here Related: Paris and its people . About the Eiffel Tower . Building of the Eiffel Tower . AUDIO The post Visite de Paris – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

4mins

17 Oct 2016

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Un jardin au fond du parc – Advanced French

Un jardin au fond du parc - Advanced French Un jardin au fond du parc - Advanced French. France is renting a new house with a garden. Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO file and companion worksheet. France nous emmène dans la nouvelle maison qu’elle loue. Elle va commencer un jardin, ce qu’elle n’a jamais fait. France is bringing us to the new house she’s renting. She’ll start a garden even though she’s never done it before. In the companion worksheet - 12 pages text translation garden and spring terms QUOI QUE CE SOIT, QUOI QU’IL EN SOIT et autres QUOIQUE practice it all Text excerpt – challenge yourself a bit: transcribe it and check your answers Un jardin au fond du parc Je viens de déménager. Je loue maintenant une maison avec un jardin. J’ai un peu les chocottes car je n’ai jamais… Continue with this worksheet here AUDIO The post Un jardin au fond du parc – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

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17 Mar 2016

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Petite bouffe au bistro – Advanced French

Petite bouffe au bistro - Advanced French Petite bouffe au bistro Petite bouffe au bistro – Nice bistro grub – Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO France va manger au bistro du coin aujourd’hui. Elle est végétarienne et est allergique à certains produits, mais ne vous inquiétez pas, elle va y arriver. France is going to eat in the local bistro today. She’s vegetarian and allergic to certain foods, but don’t worry, she’ll manage. In the companion worksheet – 14 pages text translation French restaurants tips different types of restaurants you can expect to find in France French wines and varietals Future tense moi, toi, eux... disjunctive pronouns when to say si instead of oui practice on all of the above Text excerpt – transcribe the whole text and check your answers Petite bouffe au bistro F.On n’a pas de réservation. Vous auriez une table pour deux s’il vous plaît ? S.Bien sûr messieurs-dames. Je vous propose cette table en terrasse. F.Génial ! On pourra mater toutes les … Continue in the companion worksheet here Related: Food terms in French .  Other Advanced lessons from Anne . AUDIO How to download and save onto iTunes The post Petite bouffe au bistro – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

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5 Feb 2016

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Rencontre du dimanche – Advanced French

Rencontre du dimanche Rencontre du dimanche – Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO Aujourd'hui, France nous raconte son dimanche matin. Elle allait aller courir, mais en fait, elle a rencontré quelqu’un qu’elle connaissait. Au début, elle ne pouvait pas se souvenir de son nom. En tous cas, elle finit par ramener le petit déje pour sa famille au lieu de courir. Today, France is telling us about her Sunday morning. She was going to go for a run, but instead, she ran into an acquaintance. She can’t quite remember his name first. Anyway, she ends up getting breakfast for her family instead of running. In the companion worksheet – 10 pages text translation list of the stores you’ll find in a French village or neighborhood asking for directions demonstrative pronouns and adjectives: how to say ‘this, that, the one…’ practice Text excerpt – transcribe it and check your answers Rencontre du dimanche Ce dimanche matin, j’me suis levée vraiment du bon pied. J’ai mis mes chaussures de marche et ... Continue here Become a member Did you like it? Please share and link AUDIO How to download and save onto iTunes The post Rencontre du dimanche – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

8mins

25 Feb 2016

Rank #4

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Pépin de Caisse – Advanced French

Pépin de Caisse – Advanced French Pépin de Caisse – Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO. Aujourd’hui, nous partons en voyage avec cette leçon qui s’appelle « Pépin de Caisse ». Un pépin est une graine, et une caisse est souvent une caisse en bois. En français courant, pourtant, le mot « pépin » veut aussi dire « un petit problème, une difficulté ». « Une caisse » est une voiture. Donc, aujourd'hui, France nous explique pourquoi elle n’a pas pu retrouver son amie : d’abord, sa voiture n’a pas démarré ; ensuite, elle a presque eu un accident, et enfin elle a été prise dans un embouteillage. Today, we’re going on the road. This Advanced Podcast Unit is called Pépin de Caisse. Un pépin is a seed, and une caisse is a crate, often a wooden crate. In Everyday French though, un pépin is also a glitch, a trouble, a pickle, and une caisse is a car, wheels: ma caisse, my wheels. So today, France is explaining why she couldn’t meet her friend: first, her car didn’t start, then she almost got into an accident, and finally, she got caught in a traffic jam. In the companion worksheet – 9 pages text translation the road system in France learn why the highways are free in Brittany only car trouble vocabulary such as a blown head gasket, a flat tire connector words in telling a story: first, then, finally practice on all of the above Text excerpt – transcribe the whole text and check your answers Pépin de Caisse Mais non, j’tai pas posé un lapin. J’ai pas pu me pointer car j’ai eu un petit souci de voiture ce matin. D’abord, ma bagnole… Continue here and learn French this week Become a member AUDIO How to download and save onto iTunes The post Pépin de Caisse – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

10mins

12 Nov 2016

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Au ski – Advanced French

Au ski - Advanced French un chalet de montagne Au ski – Français avancé – Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO. France - le pays - est en période de grand chamboulement. Les écoles françaises prennent leurs vacances d'hiver et tout le pays est divisé en trois zones - A, B et C - en ce moment. France - notre amie - et Henri sont dans la zone B. France – the country - is undergoing a huge switch of gear. French schools are taking their winter vacation and the whole country is divided into three zones – A, B, and C – right now. France – our friend - and Henri are in Zone B. In the companion worksheet – 10 pages text translation staggered zones for French school holidays overview of six ski resorts French people really like winter terms – vacation, sports, clothing uses of the pronoun Y practice and answers on all of the above Text excerpt – transcribe the whole text and check your answers Au ski F. Vous partez quand, au ski ? H. On part le 17, on espère éviter les embouteillages. F. Oui, mais vous ne devriez pas avoir trop de problème car c’est la zone A qui est la première à partir cette année. Nous, dans la zone B... Companion worksheet here Related: Ski vacation terms . . French podcast, French vocabulary, French grammar, French culture, about French about France . Post your comment about this right down here at ‘Leave a Reply’. Did you like it? Please share and link AUDIO How to download and save onto iTunes The post Au ski – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

11mins

19 Feb 2016

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Chasse aux œufs – Advanced French

Chasse aux œufs - Advanced French Chasse aux œufs – Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO. France et Henri emmènent les enfants faire une chasse aux œufs au château de Brissac, dans la vallée de la Loire. Ça a l’air d’être une sortie bien préparée. Voyons ce qu’ils ont prévus. France and Henri are taking the children to an Easter egg hunt at the Chateau de Brissac, in the Loire Valley. It looks it’s a well-prepared outing. Let’s see what they have planned. In the companion worksheet – 10 pages text translation culture capsule: Easter in France Easter vocabulary CHAQUE or CHACUN? practice and answers on all of the above Text excerpt – transcribe the whole text and check your answers Chasse aux œufs C’est bientôt Pâques ! Chaque année, nous essayons de faire une sortie sympa pour les … Continue here. Related: Easter in France . Easter vocabulary . CHAQUE vs. CHACUN – Practice . Château de Brissac . Become a member Did you like it? Please share and link AUDIO How to listen onto your mp3 device, phone… The post Chasse aux œufs – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

9mins

26 Mar 2016

Rank #7

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La vieille dame du mercredi – Advanced French

 La vieille dame du mercredi La vieille dame du mercredi – Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO. Aujourd'hui, France va voir une vieille dame. Elle le fait chaque mercredi, dans le cadre d'un organisme de bienfaisance. Rencontrez Éloïse, qui a 92 ans et qui vit toujours dans son studio dans le 20ème arrondissement de Paris. Elle ne voulait aller pour rien au monde dans une maison de retraite. Today, France is visiting an old lady. She does that every Wednesday, as part of a charity. Meet Éloïse, 92, who still lives in her on one-bedroom apartment in the 20th arrondissement in Paris. She wouldn’t go to a retirement home for anything in the world. In the companion worksheet – 11 pages text translation things to know about renting an apartment in France rental vocabulary relative pronouns QUI and CE QUI practice and answers on all of the above Text excerpt – transcribe the whole text and check your answers La vielle dame du mercredi Je fais partie d’une association caritative et je vais voir une personne âgée dans mon quartier une fois par semaine, le mercredi. Elle s’appelle Éloïse et a plus de quatre-vingt-dix ans, quatre-vingt-douze exactement. Elle était... Continue here as a Premium member Related:  Terms from newborn to old age . Advanced podcasts . Did you like it? Please share and link AUDIO How to listen onto your mp3 device, phone... The post La vieille dame du mercredi – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

10mins

23 Oct 2016

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Qu’est-ce que tu fiches ? – Advanced French

Qu’est-ce que tu fiches ? Qu’est-ce que tu fiches ? - What the heck are you doing? – Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO. France is slightly impatient today, as she is waiting for her roommate to get ready so they can go to work on time. She uses tons of colloquial expressions and we’ll use her monolog to improve our French. In the companion worksheet – 7 pages text translation daily routine vocabulary, from morning to night review spatial prepositions such as among and underneath the agreement of passé composé- Elle s’est lavée vs. Elle s’est lavé les dents three uses of FAIRE, FICHER AND FOUTRE which range from proper French to pretty offensive French practice Text excerpt – transcribe it and check your answers Qu'est-ce que tu fiches ?  Mais qu’est-ce que tu fiches ? Mais qu’esse [qu’est-ce que] tu fiches ? Je poireaute depuis... Get the worksheet here AUDIO How to download and save onto iTunes The post Qu’est-ce que tu fiches ? – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

11mins

4 Mar 2016

Rank #9

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Saint-Valentin à Paris – Advanced French

Saint-Valentin à Paris – Advanced French Au Centre Pompidou Saint-Valentin à Paris – Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO. Nos deux tourtereaux France et Henri fêtent la Saint-Valentin. Henri gâte vraiment France. Elle prenait un café aux Deux Magots, quand il l'a appelée. Plus tard dans l’après-midi, ils se sont retrouvé Place Vendôme, chez Cartier, QG de la bijouterie de luxe. Tout un programme ! France and Henri are all lovey-dovey on Valentine’s day. Henri is spoiling France. She was having coffee at Les Deux Magots when he called her. Later on that afternoon, they met Place Vendôme, chez Cartier’s, quarters of luxury jewelry. He really outdid himself! In the companion worksheet – 14 pages text translation Place Vendôme and Les Deux Magots Love terms in French Endearment terms in French disjunctive or stressed pronouns practice and answers on all of the above Text excerpt – transcribe the whole text and check your answers Saint-Valentin à Paris H. Allô, chérie ? F. Allô oui. Tu appelles d’où ? H. Je suis Place Vendôme. F. Mais qu’est-ce que tu fais là-bas ? H. Tu ne devines pas ? …. Continue here and learn French this week Did you like it? Please share and link AUDIO How to listen onto your mp3 device, phone... The post Saint-Valentin à Paris – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

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12 Feb 2016

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Savoir déguster le vin – Advanced podcast

Savoir déguster le vin - Advanced podcast Beaujolais wine and glass Savoir déguster le vin – Knowing how to taste wine – Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO. Today’s is called: “Savoir déguster le vin – Knowing how to taste wine”. That Thursday, the third in November, it was the yearly release of the Beaujolais nouveau wine. France went to a wine tasting class for the occasion. She loved it and tells us about what she learned about how to appreciate wine. There seems to be 4 steps to it. Find them out with the AUDIO and the companion worksheet. In the companion worksheet – 11 pages text translation wine terms 2 verbs - SENTIR and RESSENTIR demonstrative pronouns such as CELLE, CELUI AND CEUX (THE ONE/S) practice Text excerpt – transcribe it and check your answers Savoir déguster le vin À l’occase de la sortie du Beaujolais nouveau, le troisième jeudi de novembre, la cave de mon quartier avait organisé un cours pour savoir comment déguster le vin. Je dois dire que j’étais vraiment... Get the worksheet here Related: Wine tasting terms . CELLE… . SENTIR ou RESSENTIR ? . French drinking song . AUDIO How to download and save onto iTunes The post Savoir déguster le vin – Advanced podcast appeared first on French Etc.

11mins

17 Nov 2016

Rank #11

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La bibli avant – Advanced French

La bibli avant - Advanced French La bibli avant – Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO. Aujourd’hui, nous visitons une bibli, prenant des livres et faisant la queue comme avant. France se souvient de comment c’était à l’époque, si différent de ce que c’est de nos jours. Today, we’re touring a library, checking out books and standing in line the old-fashioned way. France remembers what it was like at the time, so different from what it is today. In the companion worksheet – 11 pages text translation library vocabulary imparfait practice Text excerpt – transcribe it and check your answers La bibli avant Quand j’étais étudiante, je faisais mes devoirs avec ma pote Sylvianne à la bibli... Related: Imparfait . Get the worksheet here AUDIO How to download and save onto iTunes The post La bibli avant – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

8mins

4 Nov 2016

Rank #12

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La Toussaint – Advanced French

La Toussaint - Advanced French Cross and sea in Hoëdic La Toussaint – All Saints' Day – Advanced French – Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO. La majeure partie de la France célèbre la Toussaint le premier novembre. C'est aussi un jour férié et beaucoup de gens ont pris une semaine de congés.Venez avec France et Henri à l'église. Ils parlent le français de tous les jours. A big part of France celebrates La Toussaint (All Saints' Day) on November 1st. It’s also national holiday, and a lot of people get a week off from work. Come to church with France and Henri. They use a lot of colloquial French. In the companion worksheet – 10 pages text translation la Toussaint in France puzzle on expressions about death the near future practice Text excerpt – transcribe it and check your answers La Toussaint Le matin. F. Il bruine encore. Il a gelé cette nuit, je crois. Il y avait une gelée blanche dans le jardin ce matin. H. On va... Get the worksheet here  Related: Halloween Vocabulary . All Saints’ Day in France . Catacombes in Paris . AUDIO How to download and save onto iTunes The post La Toussaint – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

10mins

27 Oct 2016

Rank #13

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À la cave – Advanced French

À la cave - Advanced French le caviste À la cave - Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO France is going to La Cave today, that’s her favorite the wine store, boutique. She wants to pick up a bottle of wine. She uses a lot of adjectives, which we’ll study in the companion worksheet. For instance, do you know that Il est gris doesn’t always mean : he is grey, but it can mean “He’s tipsy” and that isabelle is not only a girl’s name, but also a color? Also in the grammar points, is when to use apporter, emporter, amener and emmener. The Culture capsule brings us to this famous Médoc Marathon, where I’ve seen a few runners having to quit from drinking too much red wine en route. Leave it to the French to run a marathon and drink red wine! In the companion worksheet – 1o pages text translation what's the "Médoc Marathon" adjectives in French expressions apporter, emporter, amener and emmener practice Text excerpt – transcribe it and check your answers À la cave J’suis invitée chez des potes samedi. Faut qu’j’amène une bonne bouteille. J’suis donc allée à la cave du coin. J’adore le … Get the worksheet here Related: Wine terms . No corkscrew? No problem . Special colors . Médoc Marathon . Apporter, emporter, amener and emmener . Become a member Did you like it? Please share and link AUDIO How to download and save onto iTunes The post À la cave – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

11mins

7 Oct 2016

Rank #14

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Visite au château – Advanced French

Visite au château - Advanced French Visite au château – Advanced French – Learn French with Anne’s AUDIO Today, we are going to travel through the Loire Valley with this unit called “Visite au château”, which translates as  “Visit to the Castle”.  We will learn about a beautiful castle, the one that inspired famous cartoonist of Tintin character. Aujourd'hui, nous voyageons dans la vallée de la Loire avec ce chapitre appelé « Visite au château ». Nous allons visiter un beau château, celui qui a inspiré le célèbre dessinateur du personnage de Tintin. In the companion worksheet – 6 pages text translation famous French castles agreement of past participles with EN and ON review on irregular verbs in the future tense Text excerpt – transcribe it and check your answers Visite au château On est allés visiter le château de Cheverny dimanche. Il est vraiment magnifique. Il est bien conservé aussi. Il est d’un vrai style classique et d’un blanc…. Get the companion worksheet here Related: Agreement of past participles with EN and ON . 10 French Kings . 10 French Queens . Did you like it? Please share and link AUDIO How to manually download and save onto iTunes The post Visite au château – Advanced French appeared first on French Etc.

11mins

23 Sep 2016

Rank #15