All about the “apéritif” in France

If you already live in France or are planning a visit, this interview will be useful to you.

If ever you are invited to a French person’s home for a meal, you will have an apéritif before eating. In this interview, Martin Venzal ask Alexis, Marie, and Laurent about this important social custom. You’ll learn why it exists and how to serve yourself, how to know when the aperitif is over and you are about to move to the table for your meal….

The journalist who recorded these interviews for us is Martin Venzal. Martin is a journalist in Toulouse. He interviewed Alexis, Marie, and Laurent.

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Un Fromager/Affineur à Strasbourg

Cyril Lorho will prepare you for that moment when your French hosts offer you a plate of cheese! He talks about some of the different types of cheeses and makes some recommendations for their enjoyment.

Here is a link to Mr. Lohro’s website: https://www.maison-lorho.fr/

And here is the facebook page with lots of videos! https://www.facebook.com/pg/maisonlorho/posts/

To download the recordings and PDF, click here.

Note from Dave: in the interest of adding more recordings, I have not yet done the individual listening pages for this interview. If you want more individual listening pages (where you have the play button and the loop button and the image of a given page) please email me : david.tolman@fluentlistener.com.

Paris-Roller: interviews with participants

Nathalie Faucher spoke with two “Paris Roller” veterans about this famous twice-weekly roller-blading event. Whether you are looking for a date or just need some exercise, make plans to participate the next time you are in Paris!

See the map of the next outing here: http://www.pari-roller.com/la-randonnee/parcours-de-la-semaine/

To download the recordings and PDF, click here.

Note from Dave: in the interest of adding more recordings, I have not yet done the individual listening pages for this interview. If you want more individual listening pages (where you have the play button and the loop button and the image of a given page) please email me : david.tolman@fluentlistener.com.

 

Rémy est papa

Nathalie Faucher spoke with Rémy about the birth of his daughter. As his wife prepared to take care of the baby, Rémy took care of technical and administrative details, such as checking up on health care coverage and making sure his car was full of gas for the big trip (almost 1 kilometer!) to the hospital.

To download the recordings and PDF, click here.

Note from Dave: in the interest of adding more recordings, I have not yet done the individual listening pages for this interview. If you want more individual listening pages (where you have the play button and the loop button and the image of a given page) please email me : david.tolman@fluentlistener.com.