Listening Time: 49 minutes.
Here is the 17th session of Talk in French Podcast!
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In this episode:
– Some information about French Culture. I explain about some differences between French in Quebec and in France including some misleading expressions.
– Some French words with English translation. Ideal for listening when you cook, run, commute….
– A quick French grammar explanation. 10 French double syllable words (e.g: Bonbon), easy to remember and will make you sound more like a native.
– Some French expressions and their translation
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Articles and vocabulary Mentioned in This Session:
- Tutoring services
- Grammar articles
- Vocabulary List articles
- Learning Method
- Joual (Quebec Dialect)
- Quebec French
- Some examples of Quebeckers aggressive behaviour online.
10 double syllables French words (listen to the podcast for more details):
baba = dumbfounded. To be knocked for a loop. Je suis baba de ce restaurant
bobo = superficial wound (pain) / bourgeois bohemian
bouiboui = low dive
chichi = manner/ way
cucul / gnangnan = silly/ nuts qu’est-ce qu’il est cucul la praline.
foufou =crazy / cracked
fute-fute = stupid / nice way (futé / smart) . Not smart/ idiot (but a nicer way)
toctoc = crazy
toutou = doggie / puppy
zinzin = crazy
Listen to the french grammar point discussed in the podcast for more information.
French Words in the Podcast
- la table basse – coffee table
- le canapé – sofa
- la cheminée – fireplace
- la pendule – clock
- le tableau painting
- le rideau – curtain
- le plafond – ceiling
French Expressions in the Podcast
- D’accord. – OK
- Dans ce temps-là – at that time
- Dans un deuxième temps – subsequently
- D’après moi – In my view
- D’autant plus! – All the more reason!
- En aucun cas (with a negative statement) – no matter what happens
- En bon état – in good condition
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