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Paris o’clock 042920 Quiz 28: deuxième … premier

    Improve your ear for French with this snippet from the Paris o’clock podcast. It’s 39 words in 25 seconds. How many can you hear and understand? Bitesize pieces are the best way to improve your French listening comprehension!

    Learn French with a podcast! This clip is from Paris o’clock 29 April 2020 Episode. Listen and fill in what you hear below. Read more and find a translation below. Find the full episode here.

    25 seconds, 39 words
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    Quelques,,Monet s'installe,GivernyAlice,.Monetdéjà,Aliceégalement '.
    Quelquesannéestard,,Monet s'installeNormandie,dansvillagedeGivernyAlice,deuxième.Monetdéjàdepremiermariage,Aliceégalement 'premiermariage.

    The above audio sample and transcription is from Paris o’clock Podcast 29 Apr 2020 Episode. We do not own this content, nor do we pretend to own it. The above is for entertainment and educational purposes only. Register on Paris o’clock site to read the full text and hear the full audio.

    Second … First

    It’s interesting to be receiving feedback. Yes, this is my project and I’m partial to the way I’ve set it up. But I’m also 100% open to feedback.

    First, I’m told, this is not the way I should be learning beginner French. I agree. This should be combined with a number of other resources. Tools to gain new vocab, a language partner, and some sort of text/teacher to really instill the essentials.

    That’d be ideal. I don’t have that time. Or at least, I haven’t made that time. So for now, I’m doing second – running without the grammar. Without the knowledge of verb conjugations in present, past, and future. Hopefully those come with time. For now, my goal is to just get a grasp on each word.

    French has always caused my ear problems. I just don’t understand how so many letters can be dropped. Yes, it’s a meme in all of the French speaking Facebook groups, and I hear it in jokes. But it is true for me. Something that sends my head in a tailspin, even when I should know certain words.

    My goal is to improve there, to get a grasp of the sentences (and the words in those sentences). With understanding will come the speaking ability.

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    The snippet in English

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    Quelques années plus tard, en 1883, Monet s’installe en Normandie, dans le petit village de Giverny avec Alice, sa deuxième femme.

    Monet a déjà deux enfants de son premier mariage, et Alice a également 6 enfants d’un premier mariage.

    A few years later, in 1883, Monet settled in Normandy, in the small village of Giverny with Alice, his second wife.

    Monet already has two children from his first marriage, and Alice also has 6 children from a first marriage.

    The above text translated using Google Translate. Translation Link. The content in French is courtesy of Paris o’clock.

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    Quelques années

    également

    je suis impressionné

    là-dedans

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