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La reine du codage (The Coding Queen) Duolingo French Podcast

Growing up in Madagascar, one of the poorest countries in the world, Matina Razafimahefa was upset that the majority of kids didn't have the same access to education as she did. So at 19, she took action…and launched a one-of-a-kind coding school. A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com/french.
  1. La reine du codage (The Coding Queen)
  2. Le grand pari (The Big Gamble)
  3. Reconstruire le travail d’une vie (Rebuilding a Life’s Work)
  4. La comédienne de balcon (The Balcony Performer)
  5. L’élève courageuse (The Courageous Student)

Play games, earn badges, and stories, Duolingo can be used with an account or without. Duolingo plus is available with a paid subscription. This service also offers apps on Google Play and the Apple App Store.

"Spleen" de Charles Baudelaire Easy French Poetry (French Today)

Ce poème est écrit en Alexandrins, donc le rythme est très important,…
  1. "Spleen" de Charles Baudelaire
  2. "Dans la Forêt Sans Heures" de Jules Supervielle
  3. "Les Colchiques" de Guillaume Appollinaire
  4. "L'Abeille" de Paul Valéry
  5. "À Une Passante" de Charles Baudelaire

204: Prendre – un verbe polyvalent Learn French by Podcast

One of our Beginner listeners asked about the English verb ‘to get’ which made us think about prendre. ‘Get’ is just one of the many meanings of this multipurpose French verb, depending on the context.
  1. 204: Prendre – un verbe polyvalent
  2. 203: L'indice de réparabilité – un petit pas dans la bonne direction
  3. 202: Ça pousse, ton jardin?!
  4. 201: La covid-19 – une crise inédite
  5. 200: La crise des opioïdes

Play memory and language learning games on Conjeguemos with an account or as a guest. There are several languages available. To learn in French go to the top right hand corner and pull down the “Library” menu and choose French.

Learn French by Podcast

This podcast teaches conversational French in nice, short bits. Each episode features a conversation in French spoken by native French speakers. Next there is a translation, explantation, and the conversation is broken up so the learner may repeat the words themselves.

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