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Géopolitique 20150420, Quiz 9: bien au contraire

    Improve your ear for French with this clip from the Géopolitique podcast. It’s 24 words in 10 seconds. How many can you hear and understand? Take our daily listening quizzes to improve your French listening comprehension.

    Learn French with a podcast snippet! This clip is from Géopolitique Episode from 20 April 2015: “Le drame des réfugiés et les questions à nous poser”. Listen and fill in what you hear below. Read more and find a translation below. Find the full podcast here.

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    ' ',, ' ' ' -.
    majorités ' ',,à l'impuissance 'personne d'autreà -.
    majorités 'existent ',bienaucontraire,condamnonsà l'impuissance 'personne d'autreàaccuserque nous-mêmes.

    The above audio sample and transcription is from Géopolitique Episode from 20 April 2015. We do not own the content. The opinions expressed in this podcast snippet are the speaker’s own. We do not own this content, it is for learning purposes only. Listen to the entire episode here.

    On the contrary

    Finally a clip that feels more manageable. And it’s the last one.

    The liaison are still tricky, but at least the expressions and words in this clip might be closer to an A-1-2 learner… Sort of. I’m not sure of your level, I just want to create as much content in bite size pieces as possible.

    This podcast is a bit of older news, but still an interesting listen. Please note, the opinions expressed in this voice essay are not mine, I just want to use it for learning purposes.

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    Ces majorités n’existent aujourd’hui pas, bien au contraire, Nous nous condamnons à l’impuissance et il n’y a personne d’autre à en accuser que nous-mêmes.

    These majorities do not exist today, on the contrary, we condemn ourselves to impotence and there is no one to blame but ourselves.

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