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Balades ep. 3, quiz 18: cela a très bien fonctionné

    Learn French with a podcast! This clip from Balades, one of the best for beginners, is 20 words in 9 seconds. How many can you hear and understand?

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    .,, ',.
    Ceseraitreposant.,plans,horaires d'organisation,cela.
    Ceseraitreposant.Eteneffet,plans,horaires d'organisation,celaafonctionné.

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    it worked out very well

    The adverb can slip in between the past tense, it seems. Or at least, that’s how she says it here, right? It’s “a fonctionné” with the adverb slapped right in between. I can’t remember the rules on where everything goes, but I know some things go between the avoir and the participle.

    How did you find today’s clip compared to yesterday’s clip? This clip has a slower pace, but you’re jumping in mid-thought so it might take a listen or two.

    If you’re just joining us as a beginner, I recommend starting with the first clip from the Balades podcast and work forward. Balades continues to be my number one pick for learning French. It’s one of the best podcasts for A1-A2 learners of French! What do you think? Join us for the next quiz. And follow along daily for new clips.

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    Ce serait bien plus reposant. Et en effet, avec plans, horaires et un peu d’organisation, cela a très bien fonctionné.

    It would be much more relaxing. And indeed, with plans, schedules and a little organization, it worked out very well.

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