French Wedding And French Interjection (E.G: Ohlalala....)
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Talk in French Podcast #22 – French Wedding and French Interjection (E.G: Ohlalala….)



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Here is the 22nd session of  Talk in French Podcast!

In this episode:

– Some information about French Culture. Discover how French people celebrate a wedding ceremony. I explain here some differences.

– Some French Words with an English Translation.

– A quick French Grammar Explanation. Learn some French interjections (Hein, Ohlàlà…) and try to sound like a French person.

– Some French Expressions and their translation (New: literal translation too)


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Articles and vocabulary Mentioned in This Session:

French Words in the Podcast

  • la plongée – diving
  • la bibliothèque bookcase
  • le camion – the truck
  • les jouets – the toys
  • les patins à glace – the skates
  • la poupée – the doll
  • les cubes – the blocks
  • la corde à sauter – the jump rope / skipping rope
  • le cerceau – the hula hoop
  • les mots croisés  – crossword puzzle

French Expression in the Podcast

  • se donner du mal- to take great trouble; to work hard
  • se donner le mot – to pass the word on
  • se donner le nom/titre de – to call oneself by the name/title of
  • Vous voyez d’ici le tableau ! – Just picture it!
  • rendre service – to be a great help, to be handy
  • rendre le soupir – to breathe one’s last
  • rendre le bien pour le mal – to return good for evil

Traditions during the wedding ceremony

wedding ceremony french


In the City Hall (Source: Mariage-phot)


Croquembouche (source: intothewedding)

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About the Author Frederic Bibard

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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