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Listening Practice: Detroit: L’agriculture reprend ses droits

Today’s listening practice is better suited to intermediate to advanced levels.  It is a 13 minutes long videoclip from the Canadian TV show “La semaine verte”.  There are three steps to this practice: some vocabulary to help you with comprehension; viewing the video itself; and a 10 question quiz to verify your comprehension. . Bonne … Continue reading

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Listening: Will Indie Music Reconcile The Two Solitudes? WITH TRANSCRIPT

Another great documentary on Dimanche magazine, about Montreal’s music scene and how it is bringing together francophones and anglophones in the most unexpected ways. Culture has always been vibrant in Montreal, but the two main linguistic groups were never really in communication, evolving alongside each other as if the other didn’t exist. This phenomena is … Continue reading