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Discover some unique (sometimes weird) French Superstitions Podcast #41

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french-superstitions-weirdListening Time:  32 minutes.

Here is the 41st session of  Talk in French Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here via iTunes. There is a button where you can download the Podcast.

In this episode:

– Discover some Weird French superstitions.

– Learn some recently created French Words (Noniste, Zénitude… ) and how they appear in a dictionary.

– Some French Words and expressions.

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French Language Point

  • Pipole
  • Noniste
  • Vapoteur (Cigarette électronique) / vapoter (verb)
  • Candidater/ postuler
  • Annus horribilis
  • Post-ethnique
  • Marée verte
  • Scud (fam/ colloquial)
  • Surinterpréter
  • Zénitude or zenitude

Learn the meaning by listening this podcast.

French Words in the Podcast

  • indépendant- independent
  • sérieux –  serious
  • curieux – curious
  • attentionné – attentive
  • naïf – naïve
  • équilibré – balanced
  • têtu – stubborn
  • généreux – generous
  • méchant – mean
  • raffiné – sophisticated 

French Expressions of the week

  • être comme les moutons de Panurge – to act like a bunch of sheep
  • être à cheval sur ses principes – to be very strict, to be a martinet
  • bête à… so stupid that… [so] stupid that…
  • Sauter du coq à l’âne – To go from one subject to the other
  • avoir un coeur bien accroché – to have nerves of steel
  • faire le cochon pendu – to hang one’s knees from a bar
  • Saisir la balle au bond – To seize the opportunity

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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 Twitter and Google +

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