Podcast #30 – Discover a new area of France: Normandy, 4 tips to sound more French


Last Updated: March 22, 2023

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Bonjour, this is Frederic and I would like to personally welcome you to the thirtieth 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: Normandy
  • Some French Words with an English Translation. Ideal when you cook, run, commute...
  • Some Great Tips for Learning French: 4 tips to sound more French
  • 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:

l’œuf sur le plat fried egg
l’œuf à la coque boiled egg
les œufs brouillés scrambled eggs
le fromage cheese
le biscuit scandinave crispbread
le beurre butter
la table du petit déjeuner breakfast table
le petit déjeuner breakfast
la confiture d’oranges marmalade
les gaufres waffles

French Expressions from This Podcast Episode:

Est-ce que je peux t’offrir un verre? May I buy you a drink?
Merci d’avoir appelé! Thanks for calling!
Ne raccrochez pas Don’t hang up.
Désolé, vous vous trompez le numéro Sorry, wrong number.
J’ai été coupé I was cut off.
J'accepte avec plaisir. I'm glad to accept.
Je l'ai vu naître. I've known him since he was born.

What to visit in Normandy?

Monet’s Gardens in Giverny 

Monet’s gardens in Giverny

(source: teddyabroad)


Memorial de Caen

Memorial de caen

(source: duga)

Sainte-Mère Eglise

Sainte Mère Eglise

(source: contact-hotel)

 Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint Michel

(source: maxisciences)

Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

Normandy American Cemetery

(source: armchairgeneral)




(source: msamoua)



(source: famouswonders)


Bayeux Tapestry

Bayeux Tapestry

(source: histoart-citizen)




(source: calvados-tourisme)


President Cheese Farm

President Cheese Farm

(source: tripadvisor)

What to eat (and drink):

Les tripes à la mode de Caen

Les tripes à la mode de Caen

(source: bookofdaystales)

L'andouille de vire

L'andouille de vire

(source: leguidenormand)


La teurgoule

La teurgoule

(source: rogoff.fr)

Le cidre normand

cidre normand

(source: discounto)

Le calvados

Le calvados

(source: gitenormand)


embuscade caen

(source: bar-bars)

Les fromages

Les fromages

(source: routedesfromages)

La confiture de lait


(source: www.biscuiteriedesmarais)

Les caramels d'Isigny

Les caramels d'Isigny

(source: laparenthesenormande)

L'escalope normande

escalope normande

(source: www.lafontaine-ditalie)

L'omelette de la mère Poulard

L'omelette de la mère Poulard

(source: tripadvisor)

La tarte Tatin

La tarte Tatin

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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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