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Chambres d’hôtes – Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Episode 9

Lara and Noah round off their time in Albertville by getting to know the locals at une chambre d’hôtes (a guesthouse), before travelling further into the mountains to the ski resort of Aime-la-Plagne. Listen out for an example of the construction, afin de + infinitive, the origin of the verb héberger, as well as some pronunciation tips.

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Chapitre 5 – Max était bien un battant …

The mystery continues in Chapter 5 of La Vérité éclate toujours as James arrives at the hospital to see Max, only to discover that he is in a critical condition. As James tries to make sense of what has happened, he wonders what Max has got himself involved in. Sur quoi donc travaillait Max ? Jouait-il avec le feu ?

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Destination : montagnes – Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Episode 8

Le voyage continue ! In this week’s episode, Lara and Noah are heading to the outskirts of Chambéry as they are en route to Albertville, home of the 1992 Winter Olympics. Find out what they get up to and learn when to use the phrase il s’agit de in Episode 8 of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries. C’est parti

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En route pour Chambéry – Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Episode 7

We’re back for another episode of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries! In this week’s travel diary, Lara describes their time in Valence before making the journey to Chambéry where they discover what the Alpine town has to offer. Do you know the difference between nager and faire de la natation? Listen to the episode to find out! The Travel

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Chapitre 4 – James se sentit pris de panique

It’s time for the next instalment of our crime novel, La Vérité éclate toujours, for advanced learners of French. Following a stressful interrogation from the Police, James returns to his hotel in turmoil, wondering whether to start investigating what has happened to Max. Is his friend not the person he thought he was? What might he found out about Max?

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C’est chic ! – Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Episode 6

Welcome back to the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries! Join Lara and Noah as they leave Marseille for Valence on their train trip around the south of France. The Travel Diaries will be published in one season of ten episodes on a weekly basis. If you’d like to access lesson notes and a video version which features pauses after each

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Marseille – Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Episode 5

In this week’s episode of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries, Lara and Noah are moving on from Avignon and heading to Marseilles. The Travel Diaries will be published in one season of ten episodes on a weekly basis. If you’d like to access lesson notes and a video version which features pauses after each sentence to allow you to

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Chapitre 3 – Tout ça me paraît un peu bizarre…

When an inspector arrives at Max’s apartment, James finds himself being questioned about the incident. Listen to the conversation between James and the inspector in the latest episode of La Vérité éclate toujours. Welcome to our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we’ll be following a chapter of La Vérité éclate toujours,

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Le Pont d’Avignon – Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Episode 4

Join Lara and Noah for some virtual travelling as they make their way through the South of France. This week, we’re heading to the city of Avignon. The Travel Diaries will be published in one season of ten episodes on a weekly basis. If you’d like to access lesson notes and a video version which features pauses after each sentence

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Les parfums du Sud – Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Episode 3

Welcome back to another episode of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries! While it’s not so easy to travel right now, why not do some virtual travelling with us? Join Lara and her boyfriend Noah as they leave Bordeaux and make their way to Aix-en-Provence for some new adventures. The Travel Diaries is published in one season of ten episodes

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Chapitre 2 – Il n’y a plus une seconde à perdre

When James manages to get into Max’s apartment he is perturbed by what he finds there. Listen to this week’s episode of La Vérité éclate toujours to find out exactly what happens. Welcome to the second episode of our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we’ll be following a chapter of La

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La Ville du vin – Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Episode 2

Welcome to this brand new series from Coffee Break French for intermediate learners. While it’s not so easy to travel right now, why not do some virtual travelling with us? Join Lara and her boyfriend Noah as they travel by train through the south of France. In this second episode we’re heading to Bordeaux! Travel Diaries will be published in

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C’est parti ! Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Episode 1

Welcome to this brand new series from Coffee Break French for intermediate learners. While it’s not so easy to travel right now, why not do some virtual travelling with us? Join Lara and her boyfriend Noah as they travel by train through the south of France. In this first episode they’re getting ready to depart from Montparnasse station in Paris,

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Chapitre 1 – Quelque chose ne collait vraiment pas !

James has been summoned to Paris by his friend Max under mysterious circumstances. Unsure of what to expect, he heads to the apartment where Max lives. But what will he find there? Welcome to the first episode of our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we’ll be following a chapter of La

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La Vérité éclatera … le 1er juin 2020

We’re delighted to announce that La Vérité éclate toujours, our new advanced French course, will launch on Monday 1st June. Given the current situation we’re not able to access our studio, so we’ve been putting in place new systems for recording the content and we’re excited that the “truth will out” very soon. La Vérité éclate toujours is an audio

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Introducing La Vérité éclate toujours – Coffee Break French Advanced

We’re getting to ready to launch our new advanced course for French learners. It’s called La Vérité éclate toujours and it’s an audio drama which we think you’re going to love. However, this podcast will not be available on the normal Coffee Break French feed. Instead you need to subscribe to a new feed specifically for this new show. If