Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby iwanttolearn » Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:00 am

Are there any beginners in this group?

Today I watched Rust and Bone https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2053425/ and understood like maybe 5% of the dialogue

I might start French lessons in April, I hope to get fluent-ish by June.
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Postby tomgosse » Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:29 pm

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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby eebeejay » Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:20 pm

Salut everyone,

I'm just dropping in to say that I recently learned that a lot of Canadian television series from the 80s and 90s have been released by their distributors on Youtube, including a lot of French content. Some were originally recorded in French and some are dubbed. I'm having fun watching some nostalgic favourites like Fais-moi peur! (Are You Afraid of the Dark?) and Direction Sud (Due South) that I originally watched in English years ago.

Séries en français: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... fmyCjgDoUx
Séries en français – Enfants: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... uW-tcA4H22
Séries en français – Adolescents: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... ny77W8hEla
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Postby DaveAgain » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:34 am

MamaPata wrote:Does anyone have any recommendations for blogs or sort of news sites? I tend to go to slate.fr to find French articles to read, but I'd like some other options. I'm interested in history, cinema, culture, sexuality, gender, identity, politics... most things! I don't really want to read anything too right wing or about sport.
Readlang.com has a feature where you can see websites their customers visit, readlang.com > library > websites

Current set from french learners: readlang.com/fr/links
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby Carmody » Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:02 pm

DaveAgain

This is a site I never heard of which offers countless different options for people looking for native French material:

Institut national de l'audiovisuel
Ina.fr Officiel

https://www.youtube.com/user/inamedia/videos
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Postby tomgosse » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:32 am

He speaks seven languages. Guess who I'm going to vote for?
https://twitter.com/i/status/1117938448818683909
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby Carmody » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:57 pm

My friends in France were devastated by the Notre Dame fire.

This is one 3 D version of Notre Dame before the fire but I hear the one done by a Vassar College professor is spectacular.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47967759

This is a partial clip of the Vassar 3 D scan:
http://facultysites.vassar.edu/antallon/panos/Paris.html

If someone can find better 3D by all means post it.

My favorite French chapel Chapelle Notre-Dame-du-Haut de Ronchamp is very different. I have been in it and love it:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notre_Dame_du_Haut
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby Arnaud » Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:10 pm

There are 4 official sites where you can donate money to help rebuild Notre-Dame, if you're interested.
Small streams make big rivers :)
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