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Balades ep. 3, quiz 21: je crois

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    This clip is from Balades Episode 3. Listen and fill in what you hear below. Read more and find a translation below. Find the full podcast here.

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    '.. '., « »,.
    attendons '.arrive. 'véhicule.Enfait, « minibus»,crois.
    Nousattendonsdoncà '.arrive. C'estunvéhicule.Enfait,appellemodèle « minibus»,crois.

    The above audio sample and transcription is from Balades ep. 3. We do not own the content. Listen to the entire episode here.

    I think

    These continue to not be too tricky, I think. Little bites, chew and swallow. I do want to continue to push to more challenging French, but for now I’m working through these podcasts that are really meant for learners.

    If you’re just joining us as a beginner, I recommend you start with the first episode of Balades and work forward. Follow along daily for new clips.

    How did you find today’s clip compared to yesterday’s clip? I tend to be most comfortable when the clip is around 150wpm, like this clip.

    Balades continues to be an excellent podcast for learning French. One of the best for A1-A2 learners of French! What do you think? Join us for the next quiz.

    How are you finding these shorter snippets? I’m open to any and all feedback, as always. Let me know.

    The snippet in English

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    Nous attendons donc à l’arrêt de bus. Notre bus arrive. C’est un véhicule très petit. En fait, on appelle ce modèle « minibus », je crois.

    We wait at the bus stop. Our bus arrives. It is a very small vehicle. In fact, this model is called “minibus”, I think.

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