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SNCF Pour Nous Tous, Quiz 7: mais chaque jour plus vert

    Improve your ear for French with this clip from an SNCF advertisement. It’s 32 words in 12 seconds, how many can you hear and understand? Improve your French listening comprehension with us.

    This clip is from SNCF advert “Pour Nous Tous”. Listen and fill in what you hear below. Read more and find a translation below. Listen to the full ad here.

    12 seconds, 32 words
    ,,, ',,..
    Atort,suffitarrière,terre, 'environnement,forêts,plaines..
    Atortpourtant,suffitregarderarrière,supportersterre,amoureux l'environnement,forêts,plainesmères.chaque.

    The above audio sample and transcription is from SNCF advert “Pour Nous Tous”. We do not own the content. See the full ad here.

    But every day greener

    I found this ad on Youtube and wanted to share it. It’s like spoken word set to train track beat talking about the French. An interesting take as a learner looking to dive into the culture.

    Really so pessimistic? Maybe not so, and I think he’s on to something. Sometimes we just need to get present to what’s actually happening. And that’s what the artist seems to say here, if I’m understanding it correctly.

    Even when I have traveled in France, locals often point to Germany as the most green. But I think France is greenest overall, when it comes to power, shopping choices, living style. Germany talks a big game, but… when you actually get present to it, it’s the blue, white, red tricolor country that wins out. That’s my opinion though.

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    A tort pourtant, suffit de regarder en arrière, supporters de la terre, amoureux de l’environnement, de nos forêts, de nos plaines de nos mères.

    Bleu blanc rouge mais chaque jour plus vert.

    Wrongly, however, just look back, supporters of the earth, lovers of the environment, our forests, our plains of our mothers.

    Blue white red but every day greener.

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    A tort pourtant

    suffit de

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