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Bonjour à tous ! Welcome to the French Blabla podcast where you'll find tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. If you're fed up with boring grammar books or tired of speaking an artificial French, far from how natives speak, then this podcast is for you. This podcast isn't French grammar or French vocabulary only, we will cover a wide range of topics that will help you in your learning journey. What are you waiting for? Join me!

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Bonjour à tous ! Welcome to the French Blabla podcast where you'll find tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. If you're fed up with boring grammar books or tired of speaking an artificial French, far from how natives speak, then this podcast is for you. This podcast isn't French grammar or French vocabulary only, we will cover a wide range of topics that will help you in your learning journey. What are you waiting for? Join me!

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English


Episodes

A day in French - 53 - Macros

2/18/2024
Hey folks! So, here's the scoop: 2024 is my year of "transformation", and it's all centered around diving deep into 'cuisine French.' But here's the twist – after realizing that my love affair with pain au chocolat has been a little too indulgent, I've decided it's time to get savvy with macro counting. Yep, I'm on a mission to strike the perfect balance between savoring the richness of French cuisine and keeping my nutrition in check. In this episode, I'm taking you along on my adventure of marrying the art of macro counting with the indulgence of French food. It's not about giving up the good stuff; it's about making the good stuff work for me and my health goals. And let me tell you, it's been quite the enlightening journey so far! In this Episode: From Pain au Chocolat to Portion ControlGrammar CornerNutrition in French So, are you ready to join me on this flavorful expedition through 'cuisine French'? Let's make 2024 the year we embrace the best of French dining, one macro at a time! Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you!

Duration:00:04:19

A day in French - 52 - Seashells

2/1/2024
Hey folks, welcome back to a new episode, where I dive into my laid-back morning stroll on the 'plage'—that's 'beach' in French for those diving into the language with me. This episode is all about the simple pleasures of the beach in French culture, from the seashells I found to the unique way I decided to cook them. Plus, I've got the scoop on beach etiquette in France. So there I was, walking on the beach in French territory, when I came across an array of seashells. It sparked a little culinary idea in me. Why not cook these seashells? Turned out to be a delicious decision. Along the way, I picked up on some do's and don'ts of French beach etiquette that I thought were pretty interesting to share. In this Episode: Seashell VocabularyBeach EtiquetteGrammar Nuggets Join me for a chill recount of my beach day in France. Whether you're here for the French lessons, curious about my seashell cooking experiment, or just in it for the beach tales, this episode's got a bit of everything. Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you!

Duration:00:04:12

A day in French - 51 - Calendar

12/18/2023
Welcome to a special episode of the podcast, where I delve into the heartwarming French tradition for Christmas, focusing particularly on the enchanting world of advent calendars. As we count down the days to 'Noël,' I want to share with you my personal experiences with past advent calendars and the unique joy they bring during the festive season. In this episode, I'll take you through a journey of discovery, exploring the origins of the advent calendar. This tradition, deeply rooted in French culture, is not just a countdown to Christmas; it's a daily celebration of anticipation and joy. I'll recount my cherished memories associated with these calendars, from the excitement of revealing each day's surprise to the special moments shared with family. But that's not all – we'll also dive into some fascinating grammar points. We'll review the use of 'tout' and 'tous,' exploring their various contexts and applications in French. This grammar focus will enhance your understanding and usage of these versatile words, especially in the context of holiday traditions. As for vocabulary, we'll specifically talk about advent calendars. You'll learn the French terms associated with this tradition, enriching your festive lexicon and helping you to describe this delightful custom with ease. In this Episode: Advent Calendar TraditionsOrigins and MemoriesGrammar Focus on 'Tout' and 'Tous'Vocabulary Deep Dive Join me in this nostalgic episode as we embrace the French tradition for Christmas. Whether you're a language learner or a lover of cultural traditions, this episode is filled with linguistic insights, heartwarming stories, and the magic of the holiday season. Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. Episode mentioned in this episode: All about "tout" - Click to listen FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you!

Duration:00:03:53

A day in French - 50 - Deer

11/14/2023
Today's podcast episode is an extraordinary journey into the heart of the French wilderness, as we explore the theme of deer in French or "le cerf" in an enchanting forest setting. This episode is not just about discovering the majestic deer in their natural habitat but also about enhancing your French skills, particularly if you're at the A2 level. Our focus is on prepositions of location, an essential aspect of French grammar that paints a picture of where events unfold. Whether you're just starting out or looking to solidify your A2 level skills, understanding these prepositions is crucial for describing settings and locations in French, especially when talking about nature and wildlife like deer. So, settle in and relax as we dive into the captivating world of deer in the French forests and unravel the simplicity and beauty of French grammar. Are you intrigued by all of this? Make sure to download the study guide linked below. It includes everything from the episode's transcription to a rich vocabulary list centered around our theme - deer in French - and a look at prepositions of location. In this episode: Explore vocabulary related to nature, specifically focusing on deer in FrenchLearn and practice prepositions of location, a key component in describing natural scenes in FrenchTake on a challenge that will help solidify your understanding of the topic and language Join me on this engaging journey to learn about deer in French and improve your French grammar skills. It's an adventure that blends the beauty of nature with the elegance of the French language! Music: Wonder Happens by Podington Bear – Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you!

Duration:00:04:05

Ep60 - Weird Sounds French people Make

10/31/2023
Mastering the French language pronunciation is a crucial aspect of becoming fluent, and integrating French funny phrases and sounds can make the learning process even more enjoyable. Understanding and using authentic sounds like "pfff," "hein," "rohh," "blowing a raspberry," and "mmmm" can significantly enhance your grasp of the language. In this lesson, we'll delve deep into these unique elements of French language pronunciation, showing you how to use them just like a native speaker. Adding these sounds to your vocabulary will not only improve your pronunciation but also help you grasp the nuances of various French peculiar everyday phrases. In this Episode: Show surprise, frustration and annoyance with soundsBonus casual phrases to add to the soundsThe number 1 French TV show to level up your French Useful Episode Resources Episode 36 of the French Blabla podcastDon't say ”je ne sais pas”, use these words instead - Click to listen"Plan Coeur - The Hookup Plan"Click to check the trailer on Youtube FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you!

Duration:00:18:15

A day in French - 49 - Baths II

6/2/2023
I've just had an incredible adventure in a French destination that's a great spa town. Picture this: it's early morning, the air is crisp, and I'm stepping into a thermal spa with a history that goes all the way back to the Romans. Can you believe it? This great spa town has been around for centuries, and I'm about to dive into its healing mineral waters. Our grammar focus today is on conjunctions of coordination and subordination, which help us connect and organize ideas in a sentence. Whether you're a beginner or more advanced learner, we'll explore some essential conjunctions. The level is A2 so beginner + If you’re interested in all of this, you can download the study guide below where you’ll find the transcription, the vocabulary and the grammar focus. To listen to my previous Bath episode : Click to listen In this episode Words and phrases connected to spa and treatmentsReview conjunctions of coordination and subordinationA challenge for you to shine Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you! Music: Wonder Happens by Podington Bear – Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License

Duration:00:05:41

Unlock the Story - 02 - Wine

5/12/2023
Do you like wine? In today's episode of our new series "Unlock the Story", we're playing a game where you'll need to fill in the blanks with the correct French vocabulary to complete the narrative. The stories follow the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and today the level is A2 or beginner +. You can submit your completed story in the comments section for feedback and guidance on frenchblabla.org. In this episode, we explore the fascinating world of wine and the hard work that goes into producing it. We follow the fictional story of a couple who bought a vineyard in the Aude region of France over fifty years ago and began making their own wine. Let me know in the comments if you enjoy this episode and would like more! In this episode Words and phrases connected to wineReview the past tensesA challenge for you to shine Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you!

Duration:00:02:55

Ep59 - Unlocking the Power of TV Shows to Improve Your French: My Tips and Tricks

4/28/2023
Looking for a fun and effective way to improve your French language skills? While using TV shows and movies to learn a language has always been a popular method, it can be frustrating when subtitles are not designed for language learners. In this episode of the podcast, we explore some tips for using TV shows to improve your comprehension of fast-spoken French and your pronunciation. In this episode The technique to improve your pronunciationWhat to do for an effective learningMy tips to enrich your vocabulary and grammarMy free audio training to improve your understanding of fast spoken French Useful Episode Resources Episode 37 of the French Blabla podcastLet's remember grammar - Click to listen FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you!

Duration:00:10:31

A day in French - 48 - Aligot

3/24/2023
Today, I'm excited to discuss the beloved French dish, aligot. This cheesy, creamy comfort food is perfect for cold winter nights. Our grammar focus today is on logical conjunctions, or "les connecteurs logiques" in French, which help us connect and organize ideas in a sentence. Whether you're a beginner or more advanced learner, we'll explore some essential conjunctions. The level is A2 so beginner + So sit back, relax, and let's dive into the world of aligot and French grammar! If you’re interested in all of this, you can download the study guide below where you’ll find the transcription, the vocabulary and the grammar focus. In this episode Words and phrases connected to food and recipe preparationReview the logical conjunctionsA challenge for you to shine Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you! Music: Wonder Happens by Podington Bear – Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License

Duration:00:04:10

Unlock the Story - 01 - Pets

3/10/2023
In today's episode of our new series "Unlock the Story", we're playing a game where you'll need to fill in the blanks with the correct French vocabulary to complete the narrative. The stories follow the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and are appropriate for all levels of French learners. You can submit your completed story in the comments section of each episode for feedback and guidance at frenchblabla.org. This episode's theme is "our pets", and the story is half-fictional. Beginners need only provide one word, while intermediate or advanced learners are encouraged to use their imagination and come up with multiple words. Click the link in the description or visit frenchblabla.org for the transcription and possible answers to the blanks. Let me know in the comments if you enjoy this episode and would like more! In this episode Words and phrases connected to petsA challenge for you to shine Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you!

Duration:00:04:02

A day in French - 47 - Eggs II

2/17/2023
Discover the world of temporal clauses in French with this A2-B1 level podcast episode. Get a deep understanding of how these words and phrases express the timing of events and create a sequence of actions. Along with a discussion on temporal clauses, I share my personal journey of egg donation, including the stimulation process, self-administered injections, and the procedure itself. Hear about the challenges I faced, such as finding a doctor, dealing with injections, and navigating the hospital experience. This educational episode also provides technical health terms to enhance your learning. In this episode Words and phrases connected to health and hospitalReview the temporal clauses A challenge for you to shine Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you! Music: Wonder Happens by Podington Bear – Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License

Duration:00:05:26

A day in French - 46 - Christmas

12/22/2022
Joyeux Noël ! Mes meilleurs voeux à tous. Je vous souhaite de passer de merveilleuses fêtes. Voilà. Alors, bienvenue pour ce nouvel épisode. Today, because it’s Christmas, I’m going to share a story that I saw in a newspaper. It’s aimed at A2 learners, so beginner +. The whole episode uses the present tense. We also have a sprinkle of passive voice so if you’d like to review this, stay tuned. There are also some colourful phrases you can learn to enrich your vocabulary. If you’d like to grab all the goodies I’ve just talked about, head over to frenchblabla.org or simply click the link below to download the study guide where you’ll find the transcription, the vocabulary, the grammar focus and of course the writing challenge. You know the drill. Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you! Music: Wonder Happens by Podington Bear – Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License

Duration:00:04:14

A day in French - 45 - Cleaning

12/9/2022
Aujourd’hui on va parler d’une de mes découvertes qui a changé ma vie quotidienne. Je suis sûre que beaucoup d’entre vous vont me dire “mieux vaut tard que jamais”, better late than never if we say it in English. Yes, I’m always a late bloomer. This episode is a direct request from Eric. He joined the Christmas Postcard exchange and asked for more beginner episodes. If you’d like to review your present tense and your object pronouns (le - la - les) while learning new vocabulary to talk about your house cleaning habits, then stay tuned. If you’re intermediate, don’t skip this episode because I have some colourful phrases for you that are natural, casual and especially will make you sound like a native. You’ll find everything in the study guide. Simply click on the link below to get your hands on the transcription, the vocabulary and the grammar focus. Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you! Music: Wonder Happens by Podington Bear – Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License

Duration:00:04:27

A day in French - 44 - Eggs

11/4/2022
Raise your hand if you think we’re going to talk about breakfast. Sorry guys, this isn’t the kind of eggs we’re going to talk about today I’m afraid. We’re gonna have a conversation about MY EGGS. Something I had never imagined I would say on the internet for the whole world to hear, but here we are. The vocabulary in this episode is obviously very medically-oriented with a lot of specific words related to this field. It will be very useful if you want to share your last experience at the hospital in French. If you’re interested in all of this, you can either go to frenchblabla.org to download the study guide where you’ll find the transcription, the vocabulary and the grammar or you can simply click on the link in the description. It will take you there. In this episode Words and phrases connected to the medical worldA sneakpeek into the French medical worldA challenge for you to shine Music: Wonder Happens by Podington Bear – Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you!

Duration:00:06:31

A day in French - 43 - Dancing

10/14/2022
Today, we’re going to continue talking about my life and the activities that I have finally resumed. I feel overjoyed and it’s not even an exaggeration frankly. Being able to clear my mind during the week and taking a break from the daily life…it’s really refreshing. This episode is a bit more difficult than usual so it’s aimed at intermediate levels, B1 and B2. We will study words and phrases that are related to the world of dancing. As for the grammar focus, we will review phrases about feelings and how to use the verb “to miss” as in “i miss dancing” for example. If you’re interested in all of this, you can either go to frenchblabla.org to download the study guide where you’ll find the transcription, the vocabulary and the grammar or you can simply click on the link in the description. It will take you there. Music: Wonder Happens by Podington Bear – Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you!

Duration:00:04:05

Ep58 - Voilà ! It's time to use this word like a native

9/30/2022
Last week, my partner watched a rugby match on tv and he got really impressed by the incredible amount of "voilà" one can fit in a few sentences. He, then, asked me if it was common for French people to use this word so much. I mean, the rugby player felt the need to put at least one "voilà" per sentence. That is some dedication! Of course, as you can imagine, I answered him that no, we’re not supposed to use "voilà" as a punctuation mark. Today you’re going to learn how to use "voilà" properly. Last year, thanks to the Eurovision, this little word got famous again all over the world. It was the title of the song France won her second place with so it was time for "voilà" to have its own episode. In this episode Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. Struggling with pronunciation, especially when it's fast? Do you think to yourself "how on earth am I supposed to produce those sounds in my mouth?" Do yourself a favour and get my Pronunce like a native audio exercises here. Takes only 1min to improve. Yep, you read it right! FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you!

Duration:00:09:27

Ep57 - The word "little" will never be the same again

9/23/2022
I’ll be honest this is something I say a lot… I realized it when I quickly listened to one of the episode to see if everything was ok. I guess it’s a bad French habit that pervaded my English. Tell me if you noticed it! As a consequence, I strongly believe this is a bad habit you should integrate in your French language. Like everybody in my country, I tend to overuse the word “little”. It’s not really a filler since it conveys different meanings and emotions as well. Today that’s what we’ll study so that your world becomes smaller and cuter In this episode FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you!

Duration:00:08:23

A day in French - 42 - Violin

9/16/2022
September is finally here and with it, the sadness of waving goodbye to our summer holidays. Work and school have resumed. France now went back to its humdrum daily life. In this episode we’re going to talk about music instruments and we’ll have a look at a specific vocabulary related to this. As for the grammar focus, we will study phrases to express regrets. As a consequence, it’s best suited for my B level listeners. Everything can be found in the study guide : the transcription, the vocabulary and the grammar focus. If you want to download it, head over to frenchblabla.org or you can click the link below. Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you! Music: Wonder Happens by Podington Bear – Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License

Duration:00:03:53

A day in French - 41 - Shopping

9/9/2022
Today, we’re going to talk about a challenge that everybody is now more or less facing I guess. Please don’t hesitate to share your story or opinion if that’s the case… and you know what, even if it’s not the case, just comment anyway, I’m always glad to read your story. It’s been a couple of years now of international instability and struggles, let’s say. Obviously, we’re not going to talk about anything depressing, nobody needs that. Today, the vocabulary is for B1 levels and it’s all about words and phrases to describe your shopping habits but focused on sales, coupons and saving money. As for the grammar focus, we’ll see a few phrases to express goals with the infinitive. Useful Episode Resources Grab today's goodie here. FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you! Music: Wonder Happens by Podington Bear – Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License

Duration:00:04:09

A day in French - 40 - UFO

2/20/2022
I’m not a big fan of French tv shows but recently I found a couple that were funny and captivating. We’re gonna talk about that today. This program is called Ovnis, let me know in the comment section if you know it and if you have watched it. It follows a group of people who work for the French bureau of unidentified aerospace phenomena. In other words, UFO. Do you know what the most interesting part of all this is? It’s inspired by a true story, but you’ll need to stay tuned if you want to know more. What are we going to learn today? In this episode, you’ll get to know how to react and whom to contact if you witness something strange in the French sky during your holiday. As for the grammar focus, we’re going to review the simple relative pronouns so it’s for you my A level learners. To get your hands on the transcription, the grammar focus and the vocabulary, head over to frenchblabla.org to download the study guide or simply click on the link below. Useful Episode Resources Grab today's study guide HERE FREE audio training to help you understand spoken French Want to understand when French people speak? Sound more natural? Have a better and smoother pronunciation? Well, you can do that with this free audio training. It will give you the tips and secrets to speak more like a native. Grab your FREE training here. Subscribe and review The French Blabla Podcast Thanks so much for tuning into the podcast! If you enjoyed this episode and love the show, I'd really appreciate you subscribing and leaving me a review on your favourite podcast player. Not only does it let me know you're out there listening, but your feedback helps me to keep creating the most useful episodes. And you know what? I also get to be discovered by more awesome people like you! Music by Podington Bear

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