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Manger ep. 1, quiz 7: licorne

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    This clip is from Manger Episode 1. Listen and fill in what you hear below. Read more and find a translation below. Listen to the full episode here.

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    Instagram@Passion_Céréales,Clusters,céréales,muesli,UnicornFrootLoops, 'paquetquiénormelicorne.
    allezcompteInstagram@Passion_Céréales,trouverezphotosClusters,SuperMariocéréales,muesliSuperU,UnicornFrootLoops, c'estpaquetquiroserougeuneénormelicorne.

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    Unicorn

    There are many ways you can improve your French language skills, I hope you’ve found a good combination to help you improve and build fluency!

    We’re not a unicorn, not sure what it’s missing to get there. Some sort of ever expanding listening practice I imagine, where you can discover words and phrases easily… but I’m not sure what that might look like yet.

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    The snippet in English

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

    Et si vous allez sur le compte Instagram Passion Céréales, vous trouverez des photos de Clusters, de Super Mario céréales, de muesli Super U, comme de Unicorn Froot Loops, c’est un paquet qui est rose et rouge avec une énorme licorne.

    And if you go to the Passion Cereals Instagram account, you’ll find pictures of Clusters, Super Mario cereal, Super U muesli, like Unicorn Froot Loops, it’s a package that is pink and red with a huge unicorn.

    The above translation from Deepl. Source

    What does “licorne” mean?

    The French language has a long history and evolved from a mix of Latin and regional dialects, which influenced the development of its vocabulary. In the case of “licorne,” the word evolved from Latin and was already established in Old French by the 12th century, long before the English word “unicorn” was adopted in the 13th century.

    “Licorne” is the French word for “unicorn.” The word comes from the Latin “unicornis,” which means “one-horned.”

    In popular culture, unicorns are often depicted as magical and mythical creatures with a single spiral horn projecting from their forehead. They are often associated with purity, grace, and power.

    In France, unicorns have been a part of mythology and folklore for centuries. In medieval times, unicorns were often depicted in tapestries and paintings, and were believed to have healing powers. Today, unicorns are popular in modern culture and are often used as symbols of creativity, imagination, and individuality.

    “Licorne” is also used in various contexts beyond just the mythical creature. For example, in fashion, “licorne” can refer to clothing or accessories that feature unicorn designs. In the food industry, “licorne” can refer to products that are marketed as being colorful or magical, often featuring bright colors or glitter.

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