Discover Lyon and French Conversation Fillers
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Podcast #28 Discover a new area of France: Lyon / French Conversation Fillers


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Here is the 28th session of  Talk in French Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here via iTunes. There is a button where you can download the Podcast.

In this episode:

– Some information about French Culture. Discover a new area of France that you might not have heard yet: Lyon – The Food Capital of France

– Some French Words with an English Translation. Ideal when you cook, run, commute….

– A quick French Grammar Explanation. Learn some French Conversation Fillers to make your conversation more natural.

– Some French Expressions and their translation

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Articles and vocabulary Mentioned in This Session:

What to visit in Lyon?

Le Vieux Lyon

vieux lyon


La fête des lumières

fête des lumières lyon


Musée Gadagne

musée gadagne

(source: faistoilabelle)



traboule lyon

( source: )

Cathédrale Saint-Jean


cathedrale saint jean lyon



What to eat (and drink):

La Rosette de Lyon

 rosette de lyon


Les tripes

tripes lyon


Coq au Vin


(source: insockmonkeyslippers)



(source: casino-lyon)

Cervelle de Canut

cervelle de canuts

(source: blogspot)


saint marcellin

(source: trimbach)



(source: blogspot )

French Conversation Fillers

that is a good questionC’est une bonne question
that is such a difficult questionCe n’est pas une question évidente
how can I put it?Comment je peux le dire /
I must say thatJe dois dire que
ActuallyEn fait
Hold a minuteAttendez une minute

French Words in the Podcast

  • fleurir – bloom
  • le bouton – bud
  • la jonquille – daffodil
  • la pâquerette/la marguerite – daisy
  • le glaïeul – gladiolus
  • la bruyère – heather
  • la haie – hedge
  • l’orchidée (f) – orchid
  • l’œillet (m) – carnation
  • le lys – lily

French Expression in the Podcast

  • Je tiens à exprimer mes condoléances. – I want to express my condolences.
  • Fermé le dimanche. – Closed on Sundays
  • C’est urgent – It’s urgent
  • du bout de – with the ends of
  • de la part de qui? – who is calling?
  • bon gré, mal gré – whether you like it or not

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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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