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Podcast #32 Discover a new area of France: Pays Basque/ How to pronounce the sound U in French.

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episode-32-pays-basque-featureListening Time:  39 minutes.

Here is the 32nd 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 of yet: Pays Basque

– Some French Words with an English Translation.

– Some Great Tips for Learning French: How to pronounce the sound “U” in French

– Some French Expressions and their translations

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What to visit in Pays Basque?

Biarritz

Biarritz-1

(source:collegecevenol)

Musée de la Mer

Musée de la Mer

(source:baldelli-guirao-architectes)

Bayonne

Bayonne

(source:euskoguide)

Musée Basque

Musée Basque

(source:monpaysbasque)

St-Jean-de-Luz

St-Jean-de-Luz

 

(source:hotel-lamarisa)

Ascain

Ascain

(source:commons.wikimedia)

The Nive Valley

The Nive Valley

(source:france-voyage)

La Rhune

train de la rhune

 

(source:bearnaisdeparis)

Ainhoa

Ainhoa

(source:gopixpic)

St-Jean-Pied-de-Port

St_Jean_Pied-de-Port

(source:wikimedia)

What to eat in Pays Basque?

Agneau de lait « Chilindron » au piment d’espelette

Agneau de lait « Chilindron » au piment d'espelette

(source:marphyl.canalblog)

Poulet basquaise au jambon de Bayonne

Poulet basquaise au jambon de Bayonne

(source:camcookandco)

Piperade basque

Piperade basque

(source:curedbybacon)

Poêlée de scampis au piment d’Espelette

Poêlée de scampis au piment d’Espelette

(source:sylvabar)

Langoustines rôties aux saveurs basques

Langoustines rôties aux saveurs basques

(source:stainlesssteelthumb)

Axoa

axoa

(source:blog.laruchequiditoui)

Fromage Basque Cheese : Ewe

Fromage Basque Cheese Ewe

(source:sandyschopbach)

Soufflés au chocolat et au piment d’Espelette

Soufflés au chocolat et au piment d’Espelette

(source:paperblog)

Gâteau basque à la cerise

Gâteau basque à la cerise

(source:nutrigood)

kanouga

kanouga

(source:lepetrin)

What to drink in Pays Basque?

Patxaran

Patxaran

(source:patxaranbaranano)

Izarra

Izarra

(source:supertoinette)

Irouleguy

Irouleguy

(source:foodsnobblog)

Jurancon

SONY DSC

(source:commons.wikimedia)

Manseng (Petit and Grand)

Manseng (Petit and Grand)

(source:wine.scoutology)

To practice the sound U

U and Ou (oo)

  • Du tout
  • Tu surjoues
  • Dessus dessous

Ou and u

  • Goutu
  • Moulu

French Words in the Podcast

  • la pompe à bière – beer tap la bière – beer
  • La machine à café – coffee machine
  • le barman – bartender les noix – nuts
  • le rhum coca – rum and coke
  • le tabouret de bar – bar stool
  • le seau à glace – ice bucket
  • les noix de cajou- cashew nuts

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

  • Tout va le mieux du monde. – Everything is going beautifully.
  • Tu es toujours dans mon chemin – You’re always in my way
  • entrer à pied – to walk in le jour tombe – it’s getting dark
  • Tu parles! – You must be joking!
  • Essaie un peu pour voir! – Just you try it!
  • être à jour – to be up to date

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