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Podcast #31 Discover a new area of France: French Alps/5 small words to sound more French

Listening Time:  51 minutes.

Here is the 31st 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:

– Information about French culture. Discover a new area of France that you might not have heard of yet: the French Alps

– French Words with English translations.

– Some Great Tips for Learning French: 5 small words to sound French.

– A list of French Expressions and their translations

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Articles and vocabulary Mentioned in This Session:

What to visit ?

Annecy

Annecy

(source:annecy-aventure)

      Grenoble

Grenoble

(source:phoenixsistercities)

  Chambéry

elephants fountain chambery

(source:dailytravelphotos)

     Thermal towns of Thonon

Thermal towns of Thonon

(source:picpicx)

    Thermal towns Evian

evian resort

(source:evian-tourisme)

   Courchevel, France

Courchevel, France

(source:q8concierge)

    Chamonix

Chamonix

(source:fineartamerica)

      La Grave – La Meije

La Grave – La Meije

(source:chalet-montagne)

      Les 3 vallées – Val Thorens

Les 3 vallées - Val Thorens

(source:skieur)

What to eat ?

 

Farcement ou farçon

Farcement ou farçon

(source:destination-montblanc)

Fondue Savoyarde

Fondue Savoyarde

(source:chartreuse-tourisme)

Tartiflette

Tartiflette

(source:monmenu)

Salade savoyarde

Salade savoyarde

(source:lomme.chticharivari)

Reblochon, tommes, Abondance, Beaufort, bleu de Termignon (perhaps type « savoy cheese » or « fromage de savoie »)

Reblochon, tommes, Abondance, Beaufort, bleu de Termignon

(source:lepoint)

Diots, pormoniers (one of the two, delicatessen)

Diots, pormoniers (one of the two, delicatessen)

(source:thislittlepiggylovesfood)

Pâtes : crozets

Pâtes crozets

(source:lacuisinedefabrice)

Gratin dauphinois

Gratin dauphinois

(source:albertbartlett)

Le matafan, les rissoles

le matafan, les rissoles

(source:supertoinette)

le matafan, les rissoles1

(source:chatel)

Savouet

Savouet

(source:ledauphine)

Bescoin, croix de Savoie, Saint-Genix

Bescoin

(source:odelices)

Gateau de savoie

Gateau de savoie

(source:angeetdelices)

What to drink ?

 Génépi

Génépi

(source:distilleriemeunier)

Marc de Savoie / Gnôle

Marc de Savoie

(source:flickr)

 

Vin de Savoie

Vin de Savoie

(source:villes-de-france)

Small words to sound more French

1) Au fur et à mesure – = “while” or “gradually” or “as you/we go”

2) Profitez! –  “Enjoy yourself!” “Have fun!”

3) En fait* – “actually” or “in fact”

4) Voilà – I“there is,” voilà”  “so, ok”, “and, yeah”, “you know”

5) Et ben, puis…puis –  “and so…then…”

Know more in the podcast.

Source: blog.francedc.org

French Words in the Podcast

  • le comprimé multivitaminé – multivitamins
  • l’analgésique – painkiller
  • la pommade – ointment
  • le médicament pour la toux – cough medicine
  • les soins dentaires – dental care le sirop – syrup
  • le sédatif – sedative/sleeping pill
  • l’écran solaire- sunscreen
  • les gouttes – drops

French Expression in the Podcast

  • Ne quittez pas. – Please hold.
  • Au temps pour moi – My mistake!
  • Cela me ferait grand plaisir – I would be delighted.
  • Avec tous mes remerciements – With thanks
  • C’est moi qui te le dis. – Take my word for it.
  • Faire bon accueil – to welcome
  • N’importe quoi – Anything

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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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