Bonjour, this is Frederic and I would like to personally welcome you to the thirty-fifth 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 region of France that you might have heard yet: La Bourgogne
- Some French Words with an English Translation. Ideal when you cook, run, commute....
- Some Great Tips for Learning French: Why you should never translate an expression word by word (actually it is more a rant)
- 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:
|money||Le fric Le pognon Le pèze La galette L’oseille (f) Les ronds (m) Le flouse La thune|
|Loose change||La ferraille (literally, scrapiron)|
|To be broke||Etre fauché, être a sec|
|A daddy’s boy||Un fils à papa|
|To be loaded||Etre plein aux as|
|To fork out||Casquer|
|To blow||Claquer (la thune)|
|It’s a fake, it’s imitation||C’est du toc|
|Junk, rubbish||De la camelote|
French Expressions from this Podcast Episode:
|Manger sur le pouce||Have a quick bite to eat|
|Prendre le large||To leave|
|Avoir une bonne gueule||to be friendly-looking|
|Esprit de l’escalier||when one has a perfect witty rejoinder too late to be of use|
|ânerie||stupidity, stupid remarks|
|Avoir bon dos||To be too easily blamed for things|
|en un clin d’œil||in a flash|
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Vallée du Doubs
Palais des Ducs
Musée des Beaux-Arts
Church of Notre-Dame
Cathedral of Saint Benignus
Jardin botanique de l’Arquebuse
Well of Moses
Route des Grands Crus
Château de Germolles
Château de la Rochepot
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Époisses de Bourgogne
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