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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.

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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.

    Surfer au Sénégal (Surfing in Senegal)

    Surfer au Sénégal (Surfing in Senegal)

    In Khadjou Sambe’s home country of Senegal, surfing is considered a male-only sport. But that hasn’t stopped Khadjou from pursuing her surfing dreams, becoming the first girl in Dakar to rule the waves.

    A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 21 min
    Rerun: Le pouvoir du foot (Soccer Power)

    Rerun: Le pouvoir du foot (Soccer Power)

    In honor of Pride and LGBTQ people across the world, this week we're rerunning the story of Marine Rome and the French soccer team that rocked the Women’s World Cup in 2019.

    A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 20 min
    En scène avec Jacques Brel (In the Spotlight with Jacques Brel)

    En scène avec Jacques Brel (In the Spotlight with Jacques Brel)

    Arnaud Askoy has already had three different careers when, at age 43, he discovers his true calling: singing. But not his own music. Arnaud plans to launch a career impersonating Jacques Brel, one of the world’s most famous francophone musicians, and might just be crazy enough to pull it off.

    Check out recordings of Arnaud’s live performances here (arnaudaskoy.org/video). We also made a Spotify playlist (spoti.fi/36MhU19) where you can kick back and listen to some of Jacques Brel’s greatest hits.

    • 23 min
    Rêves d'une Karatéka (Karate Dreams)

    Rêves d'une Karatéka (Karate Dreams)

    For many years, Valérie struggled with feeling different from the other students at her karate school in Montreal. But after learning she had Asperger's syndrome, Valérie’s new self-knowledge inspired her to work even harder toward achieving her karate dreams.

    A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 22 min
    L’aquanaute (The Aquanaut)

    L’aquanaute (The Aquanaut)

    Fabien Cousteau, grandson of legendary ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, was just a boy when he fell in love with a creature that most other people fear: sharks. But no one could have predicted that years later, Fabien would do the unthinkable…and decide to live among them.

    A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.

    • 22 min
    Trailer Season 3

    Trailer Season 3

    The Duolingo French Podcast is back with new episodes starting June 8, 2020. Listen to the trailer now!

    • 1 min

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