Podcast #20 – Discover a New Area of France That You Might Not Have Heard Yet: Périgord


Last Updated: March 22, 2023

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Bonjour, this is Frederic and I would like to personally welcome you to the twentieth 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. 

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In this episode:

  • Some information about French culture. Discover a new area of France that you might not have heard yet: Perigord
  • Some French words with an English translation. Ideal when you cook, run, commute...
  • A quick French Grammar explanation. The different "because" in French. Discover the nuance
  • 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 fête foraine amusement park
la barbe à papa cotton candy
le jongleur juggler
la magie magic
le tour de magie magic trick
le manège ride
le gagnant winner
le joueur player
le jeu game

French Expressions from this Podcast Episode:

On y va ? Shall we go?
Oui, je suis libre. Yes, I'm free.
Le plein (gas, petrol) Fill it up
de bon matin early in the morning
Ne le prends pas sur ce ton Don't take it like that
Et après ? Well, what's next?
Merci beaucoup Thank you very much

Grammar: The different because in French

Parce que because
Car because, for
Puisque Since, because
Comme as, since

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What to visit in Dordogne/Perigord?


Le château de Castelnaud (source: chateau-fort-manoir-chateau.eu )

Peinture des grottes de Lascaux II

La Grotte de Lascaux (source: france.com)

sarlat la canéda caneda

Sarlat La Canéda (source: wikimedia)

Some beautiful scenery


Beynac (source:gite dordogne )


(source: dordogne trail)

What to eat (and drink):

foie gras dordogne

Le foie gras (source: sarlat tourism office)

confit de canard

Confit de Canard (source: loren24250.files.wordpress.com )

pomme de terre à la sarladaise

Pomme de terre à la Sarladaise (source: leballetdesgourmets)

montbazillac wine vin

Montbazillac (source: keldelice)

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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

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