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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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    • 4.7, 14 Ratings

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.

    Dessiner un nouveau départ (Drawing a New Beginning)

    Dessiner un nouveau départ (Drawing a New Beginning)

    Berthet One always loved drawing, but never saw a future in it. Until he wound up in prison and realized that drawing was the best chance he had at rebuilding his life.

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

    • 23 min
    Le Top Chef (The Top Chef)

    Le Top Chef (The Top Chef)

    Gratien Leroy is a small-town accountant with big culinary dreams. But when France’s most popular cooking show announces an open call for the country’s best amateur cooks, does Gratien have what it takes to join the ranks of his country’s top chefs?

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

    • 23 min
    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

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