Bonjour, this is Frederic and I would like to personally welcome you to the thirty-fourth 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 city of France that you might have heard yet: Bordeaux
- Some French Words with an English Translation. Ideal when you cook, run, commute....
- Some Great Tips for Learning French: Learn the difference between some confusing pairs (habiter vs vivre, célébrer vs fêter...)
- 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:
|avoir le bras long||to have influence (to have a long arm)|
|être un bourreau des coeurs||to be a casanova (to be an executioner of hearts)|
|avoir le coeur sur la main||to be kindhearted (to have one's heart on one's hand)|
|se croire sorti de la cuisse de Jupiter||to think a lot of yourself (to think yourself sprung from Jupiter's thigh)|
|se mettre le doigt dans l'oeil||to be entirely mistaken (to put your finger in your eye)|
|tenir la jambe à quelqu'un||to bore someone with endless conversation (to hold someone's leg)|
French Expressions from this Podcast Episode:
|C'est la vie !||That's life!|
|du coup||as a result|
|Au temps pour moi !||My mistake!|
|Au fait||by the way|
|À mon avis||In my opinion|
1. Habiter vs Vivre
2. Célébrer vs Fêter
3. Tant vs Autant
4. Parce que vs Car vs Puisque vs En effet
What to visit in Bordeaux?
Grotte de Celestine
Saint Emilion Underground
Grotte de Pair-non-Pair
Château Le Pape
What to eat in Bordeaux?
Asperges du Blayais
Escargots à la Caudéranaise
Huîtres du Bassin d’Arcachon
Le grenier médocain
Plateau de fruits de mer
Agneau de lait de Pauillac
Le salmis de palombe
Les cèpes de Bordeaux
Noisettines du Medoc
What to drink in Bordeaux?
Chateau Leoville Pyferre
Chateau d’Issan Margaux
Graves de Vayres
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