In episode 01 of Walk, Talk and Learn French, Pierre-Benoît and Mark introduce the phrase il y en a and discuss adjective agreements. This episode is based around a poster for the film Ratatouille.  

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    8 replies to "Episode 01 – Walk, Talk and Learn French"

    • Matt

      That was really cool! I have learnt about adjective agrrements before but it’s so cool to see it actually being used somewhere. And if you haven’t seen Ratatouille, go see it!

    • Pedro Garcia

      Bravo! Congratulations! I think your way of “teaching” french is one the best one can meet, and so funny and “cool”!. You do such a great job. ¡Muchas gracias!

    • Lorraine

      I’ve been looking forward to this for a while now, since you first mentioned it, and I’m so pleased that you’ve kicked off with this phrase ‘il y en a’ and explained it in detail as I’ve noticed this phrase appear quite often now and it was starting to really annoy me not know what it meant! Great timing. I really enjoyed the first lesson.
      I love the concept and it makes the french even more relevant to see it in action.
      Only other thing I’d like to give you for feedback is that I did want there to be a little more content in the lesson, don’t know if that’s possible?
      Great job though. Thanks.

    • Glen

      This video series is awesome so far! I love that you’re teaching using objects that are really in France. That makes it so applicable because if I was there, I’d now know what that sign meant!

    • Elizabeth Barton

      I am going to pass this URL onto out MFL dept at school – I thought it fantastic!! Am also going to get my son to listen on his iPod as he is shortly going to be taking his GCSE French oral, etc!
      Only problem I have is, I could download to my iPhone no problem and I have the sound and pictures (brilliant!) but trying to download to my pc ……. well, it seems impossible – help!

    • Rochelle

      This is a great help, thanks so much!

    • Darryl

      This site is helpul. But, the Scottish accent makes it difficult to understand some of the words… for example” bought” sounds like “but” when the speaker has a thick Scottish accent.

      Would be better if the speaker slows down a bit…. Had to repeat segments several times in order to understand what he is saying

      Thanks

    • Joy

      Now having found Walk Talk & Learn. A good idea. Unfortunately, I have only just started to learn French, so some of it was a little above me. How I wish I had learnt more French when at school.

      I find that as I am approaching what may be called “the silver years” retaining some of the words gets to me.

      However I am ploughing on, all of it is extremely interesting and maybe ‘fun’

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