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Balades ep. 3, quiz 38: il était une fois

    Improve your ear for French with this short clip from the Balades. It’s 24 words in 13 seconds. You can understand them at any level. Try today!

    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.

    13 seconds, 24 words

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    . ' '.
    raconterconteMenton.étaitgensqui 'avaitjamais '.
    vousracontercontedeMenton.Ilétaituncoupledebravesgensqui n'avaitjamaiseu d'.

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    Pour terminer je veux vous raconter un conte de Menton. Il était une fois un couple de braves gens qui n’avait jamais eu d’enfant.

    To finish I want to tell you a tale of Menton. Once upon a time there was a couple of good people who had never had a child.

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    Il était une fois

    braves gens

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