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Our conversation this time focuses on people who are referred to as ‘les décroissants’. But who exactly are ‘les décroissants’? To find out, let’s start with a conversation.

Direct download: 199-les-decroissants_mixdown.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 6:21am UTC

One of our listeners was taking up a position as a teacher in a pre-school in France and asked if we would put together some expressions and vocabulary that might be used in a dialogue between the teacher and a parent. Let’s consider one such conversation.

Direct download: 198-viens-chercher-mon-fils.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 4:04pm UTC

Our lesson this time goes back to a joke made by chat-show host Trevor Noah last summer, following the World cup. The only thing is, some people didn’t find his joke funny at all, not least the French ambassador in Washington. So what was it all about, again? Let’s start, as usual, with a conversation to put things in context.

Direct download: 197-afrique-coupe-du-monde.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 3:18pm UTC

Our conversation this time focuses on President Macron's plan to reintroduce national service in France. Some people are wondering if he is the right man to decide on such matters, given that he himself is the first French president not to have done military service.

Direct download: 198-service-natl.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 7:36pm UTC