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French teacher Jessica interviews native speakers of French from around the world who share a bit of their life and passion. Learn French and boost your listening skills as you get the chance to follow a real conversation between native French people talking at normal speed AND customise your French learning experience. All interviews come with questions to test your comprehension, transcription and a list of specific French vocabulary available for free download at http://www.frenchvoicespodcast.com. Get a slice of French culture! Where else would you meet in one same place a French yoga teacher based in Melbourne, a soap manufacturer from Provence, or a couple cycling around the world? Suitable for upper intermediate and advanced students of French.

French teacher Jessica interviews native speakers of French from around the world who share a bit of their life and passion. Learn French and boost your listening skills as you get the chance to follow a real conversation between native French people talking at normal speed AND customise your French learning experience. All interviews come with questions to test your comprehension, transcription and a list of specific French vocabulary available for free download at http://www.frenchvoicespodcast.com. Get a slice of French culture! Where else would you meet in one same place a French yoga teacher based in Melbourne, a soap manufacturer from Provence, or a couple cycling around the world? Suitable for upper intermediate and advanced students of French.
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United States

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French teacher Jessica interviews native speakers of French from around the world who share a bit of their life and passion. Learn French and boost your listening skills as you get the chance to follow a real conversation between native French people talking at normal speed AND customise your French learning experience. All interviews come with questions to test your comprehension, transcription and a list of specific French vocabulary available for free download at http://www.frenchvoicespodcast.com. Get a slice of French culture! Where else would you meet in one same place a French yoga teacher based in Melbourne, a soap manufacturer from Provence, or a couple cycling around the world? Suitable for upper intermediate and advanced students of French.

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English


Episodes

FV 098 : Life of a make-up artist

10/15/2018
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Stephanie is a professional make-up artist from France, now living in Melbourne Australia. She’s been fascinated by make-up her whole life. We’ll talk about how she became a make-up artist and where she studied and worked. You’ll get an interesting insight of how make-up trends evolved through the ages and what the modern Australian trend… Read More → The post FV 098 : Life of a make-up artist appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:32:49

FV 097 : (Part 2) Buying Real Estate in France

10/1/2018
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This is the second part of the interview with Matthieu Lliboutry, the most friendly, fun and passionate real estate agent you’d ever meet! I’ve discovered him some time ago on one of my favourite French reality TV programme, “Chasseurs d’Appart’ “, where three real estate agents compete to find candidates their dream home or apartment.… Read More → The post FV 097 : (Part 2) Buying Real Estate in France appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:32:20

FV 096 : (Part 1) Buying Real Estate in France

9/15/2018
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Matthieu Lliboutry may be the most friendly, fun and passionate real estate agent you’d ever meet! I’ve discovered him some time ago on one of my favourite French reality TV programme, “Chasseurs d’Appart’ “, where three real estate agents compete to find candidates their dream home or apartment. Matthieu has regular appearances in the show,… Read More → The post FV 096 : (Part 1) Buying Real Estate in France appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:34:13

FV 095 : Petit Pot – Bringing French Desserts to American Tables

9/1/2018
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Meet Maxime Pouvreau, a former Michelin-starred pastry chef now based in San Francisco and founder of Petit Pot, a mouth-watering brand of French desserts! I first heard about Maxime while listening to one of my favourite podcasts, “The Pitch”, in which real entrepreneurs pitch to a live panel of investors in the hope of raising… Read More → The post FV 095 : Petit Pot – Bringing French Desserts to American Tables appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:38:24

FV 094 : (Part 2) – Mongolian Culture and Traditional Music with Steve Morel

8/15/2018
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This is the second part of Steve Morel’s interview. Steve is a young Frenchman who fell in love with Mongolian culture and traditional musical instrument, the Morin Khuur. He used to live a “normal” life, working for a job the meaning of which he was starting to question. And then there was the change, a… Read More → The post FV 094 : (Part 2) – Mongolian Culture and Traditional Music with Steve Morel appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:32:11

FV 093 : (Part 1) – Mongolian Culture and Traditional Music with Steve Morel

8/1/2018
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Steve Morel is a young Frenchman who fell in love with Mongolian culture and traditional musical instrument, the Morin Khuur. He used to live a “normal” life, working for a job the meaning of which he was starting to question. And then there was the change, a calling, an irresistible passion for the music he… Read More → The post FV 093 : (Part 1) – Mongolian Culture and Traditional Music with Steve Morel appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:41:58

FV 092 : Arctic expeditions onboard Canadian icebreaker Amundsen

7/15/2018
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This episode is the second part of my conversation with Gérald Darnis, a French marine biologist who studies zooplankton in the Arctic on the Canadian icebreaker Amundsen. We’ll start by talking about this incredible boat: Gérald will describe it in such a way that you’ll picture yourself onboard. You’ll also find how sensitive electronic instruments… Read More → The post FV 092 : Arctic expeditions onboard Canadian icebreaker Amundsen appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:31:46

FV 091 : How does climate change affect our marine ecosystem?

7/1/2018
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Meet Gérald Darnis, a French marine biologist who studies zooplankton in the Arctic on the Canadian icebreaker Amundsen. After completing a PhD in oceanography, Gerald went on his first expedition in the Arctic. I asked him to share his first memories of going into a place of the world where very few of us will… Read More → The post FV 091 : How does climate change affect our marine ecosystem? appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:31:23

FV 090 : (Part 2) The success story of entrepreneur Joseph Puzo

6/15/2018
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Joseph Puzo is the CEO (in French, “PDG”) of AXON’ Câble, a very high technology entreprise producing cables. These are not just any cables: Axon’ is the provider for the French Ariane space rockets, Airbus aircrafts, the camera on the Discovery robot sending pictures of planet Mars to the world, and many other fascinating projects!… Read More → The post FV 090 : (Part 2) The success story of entrepreneur Joseph Puzo appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:40:17

FV 089 : (Part 1) The success story of entrepreneur Joseph Puzo

6/1/2018
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What do airbags, artificial hearts and the Discovery robot have in common? Joseph Puzo is the CEO (in French, “PDG”) of AXON’ Câble, a very high technology entreprise producing cables. These are not just any cables: Axon’ is the provider for the French Ariane space rockets, Airbus aircrafts, the camera on the Discovery robot sending… Read More → The post FV 089 : (Part 1) The success story of entrepreneur Joseph Puzo appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:36:50

FV 088 : (Part 2) How to tell a good quality vanilla? With Maryse Mounier from plantation Vanilla Bourbon

5/15/2018
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This is the second part of my conversation with Maryse Mounier, a hard-working French woman growing bourbon vanilla on the Réunion island. Maryse will tell us in details about the process vanilla beans go through from the harvest until they are ready to be sold on the market. You’ll probably be surprised by how precise… Read More → The post FV 088 : (Part 2) How to tell a good quality vanilla? With Maryse Mounier from plantation Vanilla Bourbon appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:28:14

How to sound like a native French speaker

5/9/2018
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I have released “How to sound like a native French speaker“, my online course to help you with EVERYTHING you need to know about French pronunciation, intonation and rhythm. www.frenchyourway.com.au/nativespeaker The idea for creating a dedicated course came from the many questions that students have asked me over the years and the recurring struggles that… Read More → The post How to sound like a native French speaker appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:06:41

FV 087 : (Part 1) How to tell a good quality vanilla? With Maryse Mounier from plantation Vanilla Bourbon

5/1/2018
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Today’s guest Maryse Mounier is a very energetic woman who is passionate about vanilla. She is working, on her own, in the forest where she grows Bourbon vanilla, a type of vanilla which is famous worldwide for its high quality and strong flavour. Bourbon was actually the former name of La Réunion island and we… Read More → The post FV 087 : (Part 1) How to tell a good quality vanilla? With Maryse Mounier from plantation Vanilla Bourbon appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:29:36

FV 086 : “Brainious” – How to help children reach their full potential?

4/15/2018
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Frenchwoman Stéphanie Brillant is the director (= réalisatrice) of documentary film “Brainious” – “Le cerveau des enfants” in French. I first watched the documentary because as a parent, I want to be the best possible guide for my daughter, develop and maintain a strong bond with her based on trust so she can become a… Read More → The post FV 086 : “Brainious” – How to help children reach their full potential? appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:39:50

FV 085 : In the heat of volcanoes with volcanologist Aline Peltier

4/1/2018
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For the first time in French Voices, I’m interviewing a guest from La Réunion! Réunion Island is a tropical French department (un département d’Outre-Mer = overseas region) located in the Indian Ocean. It is known for its beautiful landscapes, with volcanoes, rainforest, coral reefs and beaches. Guest Aline Peltier is a volcanologist (=volcanologue) working at… Read More → The post FV 085 : In the heat of volcanoes with volcanologist Aline Peltier appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:45:38

FV 084 : (Part 2) Re-enacting Battles from the Napoleonic era…and why Napoleon is so famous!

3/15/2018
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This is the second part of my conversation with Frenchman Alain Collas, passionate about the Napoleonic Era and a cuirassier during the historical reenactments of the battles of the Napoleonic army. What’s exactly happening during the reenactments? I was curious to find out whether they were above all a show for the audience to see… Read More → The post FV 084 : (Part 2) Re-enacting Battles from the Napoleonic era…and why Napoleon is so famous! appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:38:14

FV 083 : (Part 1) Re-enacting Battles from the Napoleonic era…and why Napoleon is so famous!

3/1/2018
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Today (as well as in the next episode of French Voices), Frenchman Alain Collas will tell you about his passion for the Consulate and Napoleonic eras. In the early 19th century, Napoleon led some important battles in my hometown (Montmirail) and its vicinity. When I last went to France to visit my family, I set… Read More → The post FV 083 : (Part 1) Re-enacting Battles from the Napoleonic era…and why Napoleon is so famous! appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:37:43

FV 082 : Being a mayor in France

2/15/2018
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On my last trip to France, I was welcomed by the mayor of my hometown for an interview at the town hall – in the meeting room, which is also the official room where marriages are celebrated. Find out how a French mayor is elected, what his roles are, facts about getting married in France… Read More → The post FV 082 : Being a mayor in France appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:35:17

FV 081 : (Part 2) About The Smurfs! With Jean Auquier, manager of the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée

2/1/2018
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This is the second part of my conversation with Jean Auquier, the manager of the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée in Brussels, Belgium – home to many famous cartoonists and characters. This episode focuses on the cutest and tiniest characters of Belgian comic art, the Smurfs (Les Schtroumpfs). How were they born? Why are… Read More → The post FV 081 : (Part 2) About The Smurfs! With Jean Auquier, manager of the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée appeared first on French Your Way.

Duration:00:45:54

FV 080 : (Part 1) The world of Comic Strips and cartooning with Jean Auquier, manager of the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée

1/15/2018
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Jean Auquier is the manager of the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée in Brussels, Belgium. Belgium is home of many famous cartoonist and characters such as Tintin, the Smurfs (Les Schtroumpfs), etc. Why is it that comic strip became a specialty, a symbol of this small country? Learn about the history and the evolution… Read More → The post FV 080 : (Part 1) The world of Comic Strips and cartooning with Jean Auquier, manager of the Centre Belge de la Bande Dessinée appeared first on French...

Duration:00:45:58