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CBF Mag 2.09 | La dernière reine de l’Ancien Régime

8 August 2022 - 30 mins
Podcast Series Coffee Break French

In this episode of the Coffee Break French Magazine we hear a text about Marie-Antoinette, the last Queen of France before the French Revolution. Join Mark and Pierre-Benoît as they discuss the language featured in the text and listen out for the following expressions: se rappeler qqch, tenter de faire qqch and faire des reproches à qqn. We also hear examples of indirect object pronouns and preceding direct objects and learn about the use of the imperfect tense and the conditional perfect. Sophie joins Mark at the end of the episode to discuss a short text about the French Republican calendar.

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Practising when to use 'qui' and 'que' - Relative pronouns Part 2 | The Coffee Break French Show 1.08

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‘Qui' or 'que'? - Relative pronouns Part 1 | The Coffee Break French Show 1.07

‘Qui' or 'que'? - Relative pronouns Part 1 | The Coffee Break French Show 1.07

Have you ever wondered whether to use ‘qui’ or ‘que’? If so, then this episode of the Coffee Break French Show is for you! Join Mark and Max as they discuss the meaning of ‘qui’ and ‘que’ and how to choose between them when speaking French ➡️ Click here to access the blog article and worksheet that accompany this lesson ⬅️ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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How to pronounce ‘e’, ‘é’ and ‘è’ in French | The Coffee Break French Show 1.06

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16 mins

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‘Jour’ and ‘journée’, ‘soir’ and ‘soirée’ - What's the difference? | The Coffee Break French Show 1.05

‘Jour’ and ‘journée’, ‘soir’ and ‘soirée’ - What's the difference? | The Coffee Break French Show 1.05

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Useful expressions with ‘avoir’ | The Coffee Break French Show 1.04

Useful expressions with ‘avoir’ | The Coffee Break French Show 1.04

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‘Tu’ and ‘vous’ - How to navigate informal and formal French | The Coffee Break French Show 1.03

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