Podcast #27 – Discover a New Area of France: Alsace, 10 Ways To Express Agreement and Disagreement


Last Updated: May 23, 2023

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Bonjour, this is Frederic and I would like to personally welcome you to the twenty-seventh 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 a new area of France that you might not have heard yet: Alsace with a very interesting history
  • Some French Words with an English Translation. Ideal when you cook, run, commute....
  • A quick French Grammar Explanation. Learn 10 ways to express Agreement and Disagreement
  • 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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What to visit in Alsace?


strasbourg cathedral

(source: deviantart)


colmar christmas

(source: whenonearth)



(source: wikimedia.org)

Le château du Haut-Koenigsbourg


(source: wikimedia)

Museums in Mulhouse

cite du train
cite de l'automobile

(source: cite de l'automobile)

éco musée alsace

(source: wikimedia.org)

Le camp de Struthof


(source: wikimedia.org)

La ligne Maginot

line maginot

(source:  academic)

What to eat (and drink):



(source: farmhouseculture)



(source: chocomea)



(source: wikmedia)



(source: overblogkiwi)


bretzel alsace

(source: blogspot)

Vin d'Alsace


(source: trimbach)

Bière d'Alsace

fischer biere

(source: prixing.fr)

Traditional Outfit

costumer alsacien

French Vocabulary Included in this Episode:

la houppette powder puff
le pinceau brush
la lime à ongles nail file
le masque de beauté face pack
le correcteur concealer
le fard à paupières eye shadow
l’autobronzant self tanning cream
les soins de beauté beauty treatments
l'antiride anti wrinkle cream[/list]

French Expressions from this Podcast Episode:

du matin au soir from morning till night
À l’âge de dix-huit ans, on est majeur. At eighteen years of age, you are legally responsible
Je suis occupé. I'm busy.
Je ne sais pas comment vous remercier. I don't know how to thank you.
Il faut It's necessary to
Il est dans la fleur de l’âge. He is in the prime of life.
Il faut réfléchir avant d'agir. Look before you leap.

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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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