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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby Speakeasy » Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:38 am

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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby DaveAgain » Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:26 am

There's an Easter service on the France.tv website.

https://www.france.tv/actualites-et-soc ... aques.html

En Eurovision. Célébré dans le temple protestant de Martigny (Suisse). La célébration est dirigée par les pasteurs Pierre Boismorand, Hélène Küng, Agnès Thuégaz et le diacre Armand Bissat. Musique et direction du choeur : Léonard Muller.
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby jeffers » Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:40 pm

DaveAgain wrote:There's an Easter service on the France.tv website.

https://www.france.tv/actualites-et-soc ... aques.html

En Eurovision. Célébré dans le temple protestant de Martigny (Suisse). La célébration est dirigée par les pasteurs Pierre Boismorand, Hélène Küng, Agnès Thuégaz et le diacre Armand Bissat. Musique et direction du choeur : Léonard Muller.



Whenever I try to watch anything on the France TV website with French subtitles on, the subtitles are around 15-20 seconds behind the speaker! Is this a problem with the website itself, or an issue at my end? I'm using Chrome to watch.

I'd really like to watch a lot more French TV with French subtitles, but that delay just doesn't work for me!
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby DaveAgain » Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:12 pm

jeffers wrote:

Whenever I try to watch anything on the France TV website with French subtitles on, the subtitles are around 15-20 seconds behind the speaker! Is this a problem with the website itself, or an issue at my end? I'm using Chrome to watch.

I'd really like to watch a lot more French TV with French subtitles, but that delay just doesn't work for me!
No I get that too with Firefox on a Mac.

Other subtitle options are Arte.tv (with Arte France productions) e.g. Le dessous les cartes, or the live stream of TV5Monde.
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby jeffers » Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:22 pm



It looks like La pronunciation française pour de vraie is difficult to find nowadays, which is a shame because it's quite good. I bought a copy from Amazon about 5 years ago, but as it is all in French it requires a basic understanding of the language, so I left it on the shelf. I pulled it out near the beginning of the last Super Challenge and did the first few lessons. I found the lessons interesting, but it was clear the course was designed to be a CD-ROM (in an age when CD-ROMs were all but gone), and so some things did not work the way Penny Sewell said they would in the videos. One thing that I found surprising is that it begins with rhythm rather than pronunciation, but especially for understanding natural speech in French that is actually a useful place to start. I intend to pick it up again during the upcoming Super Challenge.

I am currently working on spelling by doing dictations using French Without Toil (the old Assimil course). I've been learning French for a good 7-8 years now, but I recently realized that when I try to write I make loads of errors on basic things. For example, I might write "tu habite" instead of "tu habites" because they're both pronounced the same way. Dictation is a good way to develop both your listening skills and your spelling.
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby DaveAgain » Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:10 pm

I've just realised that 'coast' and 'sea-side' are examples of English having a French word, and an anglo-saxon word for the same thing.

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/coast
https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dicti ... lish/coast
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby jeffers » Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:23 pm

Qui va participer au défi de « Super Challenge » ? C’est une vraie occasion d’améliorer ta facilité de lecture et d’écoute.

Anyone else looking forward to this? This would be a good time to share reading and watching suggestions!
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby DaveAgain » Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:15 pm

jeffers wrote:This would be a good time to share reading and watching suggestions!
A book I've read recently and liked is Mont Oriol, a film les grandes manoeuvres.
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby lingzz_langzz » Thu May 07, 2020 10:21 am

Bonjour!

Je suis Kuba et j´apprends le français! Je suis débutant mais je parle déjà le espagnol i le catalan alors c´est un peu plus facil pour moi.

Ça va? :D
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby vegantraveller » Tue May 26, 2020 9:55 am

lingzz_langzz wrote:Bonjour!

Je suis Kuba et j´apprends le français! Je suis débutant mais je parle déjà le espagnol i le catalan alors c´est un peu plus facil pour moi.

Ça va? :D


Bonjour Kuba,

Si tu connais déjà d'autres langues romanes comme l'espagnol et le catalan, tu vas certainement progresser très vite. Il faut juste faire attention un peu plus à la prononciation, car le français est très particulier de ce côté-là.

Bon courage!
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