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French CF : La Biche

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKkbWTY8JfQ This is a French Commercial for a furniture shop. The first guy thinks a famous idiom is "dormir comme une biche" whereas it's "dormir comme une bûche". The difference between U and I is hard to…

Paris For Yourself: Alone In Paris

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Syy1vZ09sv8 Paris better without French people? :D :D "Being alone in a big city is something rare, but what would happen if you could visit a totally empty version of Paris ? This personal project was born…

Bref. J'ai une voix off.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkShVMfdPKY Bref. J'ai une voix off. "Bref" is a short serie airing from 2011 to 2012. It's a guy telling his very common life with a voice-over discribing all actions. Very efficient and funny. The topic …

Ca n'a pas d'sens!

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xdl4fe_raymond-devos-ca-n-a-pas-de-sens-l_fun It's another sketch from Raymond Devos, which used to play a lot with the French words. You should be already upper intermediate or advanced in French to…

French Idioms for Real

The French language has a lot of idioms. Not only for daily expressions and phrases but also for what's interesting for us here: Slang and swearing in French! Swearing words are always the first thing you learn in a new language. Although…

Spending Power in France

Lately, the french government found a new ''solution'' to resolve the (people's) problem about spending power. It's been years politicians increase taxes instead of the opposite. They increase tax rates because their management is horrible.…

French CF : Houra le cybermarché

These CF for Houra are very clever. Houra is an online supermarket and they focus the advertising on the problems the customers face when they shop in supermarkets. https://youtu.be/GaWlG0fTMSI?list=PLp5pPRTsxOEKTS4D7tuCzXcWfdmVTTkxu A…