11 episodes

Deepen your language skills and knowledge of the French-speaking world through fascinating true stories in easy-to-follow French, with added English for context. From Duolingo, the world's #1 way to learn a language. Hosted by Ngofeen Mputubwele.

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Deepen your language skills and knowledge of the French-speaking world through fascinating true stories in easy-to-follow French, with added English for context. From Duolingo, the world's #1 way to learn a language. Hosted by Ngofeen Mputubwele.

    Le pouvoir du foot (Soccer Power)

    Le pouvoir du foot (Soccer Power)

    Ever since France won the World Cup in 1998, Marine Rome yearned to play soccer, but felt excluded from the field. When she finally found her dream team in Paris, they decided to take a stand for inclusion at the 2019 World Cup.
    A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 20 min
    Comment je m’appelle ? (What’s My Name?)

    Comment je m’appelle ? (What’s My Name?)

    Growing up in France, Hong Dagognet rarely spoke with her adoptive parents about her childhood in Vietnam. But after receiving a surprising letter, she set out to reconnect with her family and finally unveil the mysteries of her past.
    A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 19 min
    La mélodie de la Martinique (The Sound of Martinique)

    La mélodie de la Martinique (The Sound of Martinique)

    In everyday sounds, Christophe Chassol hears the makings of a song. That refined ear led Chassol to become a renowned musician, and develop a new genre of music. But it was only by returning to his parents’ birthplace in Martinique that he would be able to create his masterpiece.

    A transcript of this episode of the Duolingo French Podcast is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 19 min
    Trailer Season 2

    Trailer Season 2

    The Duolingo French Podcast is back with new episodes starting January 28, 2020. Listen to the trailer now!

    • 1 min
    Le surfeur sans limites (The surfer without limits)

    Le surfeur sans limites (The surfer without limits)

    Eric Dargent devoted his life to surfing — the bigger the waves, the better. He wouldn’t let anything get in his way of his passion, not even a life-altering shark attack. After losing half of his leg, he set out to pursue a new dream, for himself and countless others.

    Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 19 min
    Le paysan (The Countryman)

    Le paysan (The Countryman)

    Cédric Herrou lived a quiet life as an olive farmer on the border between France and Italy until he began to offer shelter for hundreds of migrants struggling to cross into France. But when the French state took him to court for his actions, it would take Cédric and a small community of volunteers to convince a nation that freedom should know no borders.
    Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 24 min

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