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Using adjectives with de/des – Walk Talk and Learn French Episode 007

Knowing when adjectives go before or after the noun can be tricky, and it’s further complicated when you’re using des, the partitive article. Think of how you would say “some new houses” or “some beautiful books”. Do you use des or de? In this episode of Walk, Talk and Learn French, Mark spots an advert which suggests

Episode 08 – Walk, Talk and Learn French

In episode 08 of Walk, Talk and Learn French, Pierre-Benoît and Mark talk avoir expressions and take another look at the imperfect tense. Subscribe for free in iTunes now | Download iPod/iPhone version (107mb) Other downloads: wmv (66mb) | divx (32mb) | ipod 320 (29mb)

Episode 07 – Walk, Talk and Learn French

In episode 07 of Walk, Talk and Learn French, Pierre-Benoît and Mark talk about superlatives: ‘the biggest’, ‘the tallest’, ‘the oldest’, ‘the hairiest…’! Subscribe for free in iTunes now | Download iPod/iPhone version (86mb) Other downloads: wmv (48mb) | divx (30mb) | ipod 320 (29mb)

Episode 06 – Walk, Talk and Learn French

In episode 06 of Walk, Talk and Learn French, Pierre-Benoît and Mark consider 'si clauses' which combine imperfect and conditional tenses. Please note that teachers using this episode with their classes should view the full episode before using it with younger students. Subscribe for free in iTunes now | Download iPod/iPhone version (102mb) Other downloads:

Episode 05 – Walk, Talk and Learn French

In episode 05 of Walk, Talk and Learn French, Pierre-Benoît and Mark look more at adjective agreements; they talk about the expression 'être embêté(e) de + infinitive; and explain how the 'ne' in 'ne…pas' is often dropped in spoken French. Subscribe for free in iTunes now | Download iPod/iPhone version (120mb) Other downloads: wmv (89mb)

Episode 04 – Walk, Talk and Learn French

In episode 04 of Walk, Talk and Learn French, Pierre-Benoît and Mark talk about adjective agreements and look at false friends / false cognates: words which look similar in English and French but which mean totally different things. This episode was shot on the parvis of the Hôtel de Ville.  Subscribe for free in iTunes

Episode 03 – Walk, Talk and Learn French

In episode 03 of Walk, Talk and Learn French, Pierre-Benoît and Mark introduce the construction il faut + infinitive. This episode is based around an advert in the métro. Subscribe for free in iTunes now | Download iPod/iPhone version (73mb) Other downloads: wmv (41mb) | divx (24mb) | ipod 320 (26mb)

Episode 02 – Walk, Talk and Learn French

In episode 02 of Walk, Talk and Learn French, Pierre-Benoît and Mark introduce the expressions dès que and ne … plus. This episode is based around an information poster in the métro. Subscribe for free in iTunes now | Download iPod/iPhone version (73mb) Other downloads: wmv (65mb) | divx (21mb) | ipod 320 (22mb)

Episode 01 – Walk, Talk and Learn French

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.   Subscribe for free in iTunes now | Download iPod/iPhone version (75mb) Other downloads: wmv (84mb) | divx (24mb) | ipod 320 (24mb)

Pilot Episode: Walk, Talk and Learn French

In this pilot episode for the brand new video podcast Walk, Talk and Learn French, presenters Pierre-Benoît and Mark introduce the programme. When you're learning a language, one of the best things you can do is look around you on the signs, posters and notices. However, this isn't always possible, especially if you can'ttravel to

Welcome to Walk, Talk and Learn French

Welcome to Walk, Talk and Learn French from the Radio Lingua Network. This video show presents French grammar like you've never seen it before. Join teacher Pierre-Benoît as he wanders around the streets of Paris talking about the language he sees on posters, adverts and notices. Walk, Talk and Learn French is published in weekly