Bonjour, this is Frederic and I would like to personally welcome you to the seventeenth 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:
- 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
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:
|la table basse||coffee table|
French Expressions from this Podcast Episode:
|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|
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.
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