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


Last Updated: May 23, 2023

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Bonjour, this is Frederic and I would like to personally welcome you to the twenty-second 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. 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)

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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Traditions during the wedding ceremony

wedding ceremony french

In the City Hall (Source: Mariage-phot)


Croquembouche (source: intothewedding)

French Vocabulary Included in this Episode:

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 Expressions from this Podcast Episode:

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

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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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