Podcast #26 – Discover a new area of France: Corsica, 11 Useful Adjectives to Express Positivity


Last Updated: May 23, 2023

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

discover corsica/useful french adjectives

In this episode:

  • Some information about French Culture. Discover a new area of France that you might not have heard yet: Corse (Corsica)
  • Some French Words with an English Translation. Ideal when you cook, run, commute...
  • A quick French Grammar Explanation. Learn 11 Useful Adjectives to Express Positivity and the right context
  • 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 taille size
petit(e) small
grand(e) large
au détail retail
gigantesque gigantic
la longueur length
énorme enormous
le poids weight
la livre pound
énorme enormous

French Expressions from this Podcast Episode:

On ne peut pas être à la fois au four et au moulin. You can't be in two places at once
à la perfection perfectly, just right
féliciter de to congratulate
en temps et en heure in due course
Entre donc ! Come on in!
Entrons voir. Let's go in and see.
être bien mal to be close to death

11 Useful Adjectives to Express Positivity

agréable enjoyable
plaisant/-e pleasant
amusant/-e funny
rigolo/-te funny
marrant/-e fun
de bon goût tasteful
bénéfique valuable
efficace efficient
exceptionnel/-le amazing
fantastique incredible
génial/-e great
ingénieux/-euse clever
intéressant/-e interesting

What to visit in Corsica/ Corse?



(source: doctissimo)



(source: travelwithkat)

Désert des Agriates

désert des agriates

(source: corsica2005.free.fr)



(source: yodelmagazine)

Chant Corse

What to eat (and drink):

civert de sanglier board wild casserole

(source: casa-corsam)

Veau aux olives (Veal with olives)


(source: recettes-corses.fr)

Beignets Corse

beignets corse

(source: jujucuisine.com)



(source: certainaspects.co.uk)


(source: academic.ru)

patriomonio corse

(source: casa-corse)

bière corse pietra

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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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