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Balades ep. 3, quiz 26: doucement

    Improve your ear for French with this clip from the Balades podcast. It’s 21 words in 11 seconds. How many can you hear and understand?

    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.

    11 seconds, 21 words

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    ..,.
    minibuschemin.conducteurcommissions.Doucement,versRoquebrune.
    minibuscontinuechemin.jeuneconducteuraideparfoisàsortircommissions.Doucement,montonsversRoquebrune.

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

    slowly

    We are slowly making progress. My French slowly improves, and the site slowly morphs. Everything seems to take more time than I planned. But slowly making progress.

    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. This clip, with 50 words, is a bit faster than the average clip from Balades.

    The Balades podcast continues to be one of the best options for beginners learning French. I love it for myself, at A1-A2 level of French. Hopefully you’re enjoying these clips too. Even when there’s a fast clip, it’s still manageable. The right amount of challenge. 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

    Find a translation of this snippet here, how much of this did you hear?

    Le minibus continue son chemin. Le jeune conducteur aide parfois une dame à sortir ses commissions. Doucement, nous montons vers Roquebrune.

    The minibus continues its way. The young driver sometimes helps a lady to take out her shopping. Slowly, we go up to Roquebrune.

    The above translation from Deepl. Source

    What words did I look up in this snippet?

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    chemin

    parfois

    doucement

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