Podcast #48 – French School System Part 5: University (l’université)


Last Updated: March 22, 2023

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Bonjour, this is Frederic and I would like to personally welcome you to the forty-eighth episode of the Talk in French Podcast!

This podcast is intended for beginner to intermediate French language learners and French culture enthusiasts. For advanced level learners, I also have an all-French Podcast which you would probably enjoy more. You can check the Advanced Podcast here. 

In this episode:

  • French School System Part 5: L'université (University)
  • How to learn the Demonym (Parisian, German...) - Gentilé. + I shared a silly (but efficient) trick for you
  • Some French Words and expressions

What's in this Podcast?

French Travel and Culture

Discover some interesting aspects of French travel and culture.

Vocabulary and Expressions

Learn useful French vocabulary and idiomatic expressions.

French Grammar Explanation

Get to know important grammar points and learn how to use it.

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French Vocabulary Included in This Episode:

le film d’horreur horror film
le metteur en scène director
le placeur usher
l’écran movie screen
le texte script
la distribution cast
la bande sonore sound track

French Expressions from This Podcast Episode:

Être vache = To be mean/to be nasty
En connaître un rayon = To know a lot about the subject
Faire devenir / Rendre chèvre = To irritate someone to the highest point/to exasperate
Laisser tomber quelqu'un comme une vieille chaussette = To jilt somebody
Se creuser la tête = To think hard to remember something/to rack your brains
Se casser la tête = Think intensely
Être tiré par les cheveux = To be far-fetched

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This podcast is also available on iTunes, so if you prefer to listen on your device, please check it out on iTunes and give me an honest review here . I updated the RSS feed so all the information is available there.

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About the author 

Frederic Bibard is the founder of Talk in French, a company that helps french learners to practice and improve their french. Macaron addict. Jacques Audiard fan. You can contact him on Instagram

  • Merci beaucoup Frederick.Vous organisez toujours des informations utiles.

    For feedback in bettering the program I would like to see live exchanges of us learners practicing actively with the grammar specific to our industry, like common language a pilot would use or personal fitness instructor like myself.

    merci encore.


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