Learn French by Podcast
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Our lesson this time was inspired by a recent article entitled “Have smartphones destroyed a generation?” A provocative title indeed, but one that got us thinking. C’est parti!

Direct download: 191-final-mix_mixdown.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 3:24pm UTC

Our lesson this time - for Advanced learners – focuses on the stunning rise to the French presidency of the youthful Emmanuel Macron at just 39 years of age. How, exactly, did he manage to pull off such a victory? Let’s discuss.

Direct download: 190-mixdown-4.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 3:29pm UTC

A listener wondered if we could do a lesson on the basis of a traffic accident. So that’s what we’ve done : we’ve simulated a discussion on the basis of a minor accident that did actually occur recently at our end. Let’s start with a conversation: then we’ll look closely at the vocabulary.

Direct download: 189-accident-de-la-route_mixdown.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 10:28am UTC

The withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris Accord on climate change caused consternation worldwide, not least as almost all countries signed up to its terms in 2016. Let’s talk about the decision of the U.S. administration to withdraw. We’ll discover how to make use of a whole range of interesting vocabulary. C’est parti!

Direct download: 188-final.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 3:37pm UTC

In some countries, particularly the U.S., a university education has become so expensive that some wonder if it is even worth going to college at all, any more. Let’s start with a conversation. Then we’ll come back and look more closely at some key vocabulary.

Direct download: 187a-diplomes-universitaires.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 4:16pm UTC