Learn French with Gaëlle, an experienced French teacher.
99% in French and designed for students with a basic level (A2) or higher. Gaëlle speaks slowly to make it easier to understand. If you have an intermediate level, you can always increase the playback speed in your app.
Each week, you’ll improve your French whilst also learning about French culture, society, history, and much more.
Go to LanguaTalk.com/frenchpod to read an interactive transcript of each episode as you listen. This will help you follow along and allow you to study the sentences.
For lessons with Gaëlle (if available) or other tutors: https://languatalk.com/french-tutors-online?via=frenchpod
Raconter une journée au passé
In this episode, Gaelle gives you real life examples of how to talk about your weekend or your day at work. Because when you want to have a friendly chat with colleagues or friends, talking about your past day/week/holiday is common. Gaelle will also highlight the differences between “passé composé” and “imparfait” to try to help you use them accurately.
Découvrir un métier - bénévole
In this episode, Gaelle interviews Laure, a French woman currently unemployed and who decided to use her free time to do some good and volunteer. Laure talks about the association she volunteers for, what she does there, and explains why she loves it.
Le français oral - contractions et disparitions
In this episode, Gaelle gives you some handy tips that’ll help you understand French people and sound more French. Oral French is quite different from written French and you need to be able to spot the contractions and missing letters.
Stromae, un artiste à écouter
In this episode, Gaëlle takes you down a musical path to meet a famous Belgian singer: Stromae. You will learn where his stage name comes from, what he’s been up to for the past 6 years since he left the musical world, and you’ll finally understand the lyrics of his famous “Alors on danse” song.
L’énergie nucléaire en France
In this episode, Gaelle talks about the nuclear strategy chosen by France as its main source of energy and electricity. She explains why the country has made this unique choice and what problems result from it.
Pourquoi la Joconde est-elle au Louvre?
In this episode, Gaelle takes you on an adventure between France and Italy, Renaissance and modern time. She explains why the most famous painting in the world - La Joconde (or Mona Lisa) - is in le Louvre museum in Paris. And she talks about the fascinating relationship between a French king and an Italian artist, Leonardo da Vinci.
A five stars podcast
This is a wonderful podcast for people who want to practice listening skills in French and immerse themselves in French culture. The author takes us in super interesting journeys every time. Lots of research goes into each edition. Merci beaucoup, Gaëlle !