La Vérité éclate toujours - Advanced audio drama from Coffee Break French
La Vérité éclate toujours - Advanced audio drama from Coffee Break French
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James has been summoned to Paris by his friend Max under mysterious circumstances. In this podcast series for advanced learners from Coffee Break French, you'll follow a trail of intrigue and discover that la vérité éclate toujours - that the truth will out! This podcast series features forty chapters and through the lessons, as an advanced learner, you will be able to build your vocabulary and put your comprehension skills to the test, while following an engaging story. La Vérité éclate toujours lets you travel with James and other characters he meets along the way, as they race against time through various European cities, gathering clues and evidence to uncover the truth and help a friend in need.If you find La Vérité éclate toujours is at too high a level for you, please check out our other Coffee Break French podcasts.You can find support materials for this show in the online course for La Vérité éclate toujours on the Coffee Break Academy.Follow Coffee Break French on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Chapitre 11 - Ils avaient les nerfs à fleur de peau
We have reached the first chapter in Part 2 of our drama, La Vérité éclate toujours, for advanced learners of French. So far, in Part 1, we have learned that James is on a mission to find out what happened to his best friend Max who is in a critical condition in hospital. Upon meeting Max's daughter Yvette, he plucks up the courage to uncover what is hidden in the USB stick given to him by Max before he was taken to hospital. As we embark on the second part of the story, we're introduced to another new character, Claire Martin. Who is Claire and why has she turned up at James' hotel in Paris? Will she be able to help him investigate what happened to Max? Listen to the episode to find out! Don't forget to pay close attention to the language used along the way, in particular, examples of the pluperfect tense and preceding direct objects. Welcome to Part 2 of our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we'll be following a chapter of La Vérité éclate toujours, specially written to help you build your knowledge of French and extend your range of expression. In the episodes, teacher Mark and narrator Pierre-Benoît will discuss the story, helping you to improve your listening skills. There's also an online course version of La Vérité éclate toujours which provides access to a range of additional materials including the text of each chapter, annotated notes, language study podcasts, vocabulary lists, video versions of each episode and our atelier linguistique which helps you to take the language you've covered in each chapter further. This course is available on the Coffee Break Academy. 
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Nov 23
12 min
Chapitre 10 - James clique sur l'icône de la vidéo...
In the latest instalment of La Vérité éclate toujours, we hear another dialogue between James and Yvette before they decide to look at the contents of the USB stick and James clique sur l'icône de la vidéo. What will they discover? There's only one way to find out! We hear a variety of colloquial structures and vocabulary in this chapter such as les flics (cops) and colloquial question forms including commant ça ? (how come?) and où ça ? (where's that?). Welcome to our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we'll be following a chapter of La Vérité éclate toujours, specially written to help you build your knowledge of French and extend your range of expression. In the episodes, teacher Mark and narrator Pierre-Benoît will discuss the story, helping you to improve your listening skills. There's also an online course version of La Vérité éclate toujours which provides access to a range of additional materials including the text of each chapter, annotated notes, language study podcasts, vocabulary lists, video versions of each episode and our atelier linguistique which helps you to take the language you've covered in each chapter further. This course is available on the Coffee Break Academy. 
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Oct 5
11 min
Chapitre 9 - Le moment propice était arrivé
It's time for Chapter 9 of La Vérité éclate toujours and this week, we hear how James' reacts when he discovers the identity of Yvette and the reason behind her visit. Will he reveal the secret he's been keeping to himself? Listen to the episode to find out and pay attention to further examples of the past historic and present subjunctive, as well as the use of the present participle in structures such as tout en + present participle and rien qu’en + present participle. C'est parti ! Welcome to our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we'll be following a chapter of La Vérité éclate toujours, specially written to help you build your knowledge of French and extend your range of expression. In the episodes, teacher Mark and narrator Pierre-Benoît will discuss the story, helping you to improve your listening skills. There's also an online course version of La Vérité éclate toujours which provides access to a range of additional materials including the text of each chapter, annotated notes, language study podcasts, vocabulary lists, video versions of each episode and our atelier linguistique which helps you to take the language you've covered in each chapter further. This course is available on the Coffee Break Academy. 
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Sep 21
11 min
Chapitre 8 - Vous êtes la fille de Max !
It's time for the next instalment of La Vérité éclate toujours and this week, there's a huge rebondissement (plot twist) as we discover the identity of the mystery visiter. Chapter 8 is based on a dialogue between James and new character, Yvette, so we hear some everyday, informal French in this week's episode. Listen out for examples of the imperative and new vocabulary including words like ahuri and hébété. Who is Yvette and why has she come to see James? Tune in to this week's episode to find out! Welcome to our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we'll be following a chapter of La Vérité éclate toujours, specially written to help you build your knowledge of French and extend your range of expression. In the episodes, teacher Mark and narrator Pierre-Benoît will discuss the story, helping you to improve your listening skills. There's also an online course version of La Vérité éclate toujours which provides access to a range of additional materials including the text of each chapter, annotated notes, language study podcasts, vocabulary lists, video versions of each episode and our atelier linguistique which helps you to take the language you've covered in each chapter further. This course is available on the Coffee Break Academy. 
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Sep 7
11 min
Chapitre 7 - Tout à coup on frappa à la porte
The plot thickens in the latest instalment of La Vérité éclate toujours! In Chapter 7, James is questioned further by the police before an unexpected visitor appears at his hotel. Listen to the episode to find out more - c'est parti ! Welcome to our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we'll be following a chapter of La Vérité éclate toujours, specially written to help you build your knowledge of French and extend your range of expression. In the episodes, teacher Mark and narrator Pierre-Benoît will discuss the story, helping you to improve your listening skills. There's also an online course version of La Vérité éclate toujours which provides access to a range of additional materials including the text of each chapter, annotated notes, language study podcasts, vocabulary lists, video versions of each episode and our atelier linguistique which helps you to take the language you've covered in each chapter further. This course is available on the Coffee Break Academy. 
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Aug 24
11 min
Chapitre 6 - Il se sentit perdu, désemparé, désespéré
After James suspects he was being followed when leaving the hospital, he carefully reflects on his every move since arriving in Paris, in an attempt to work out who this mysterious person may be. His friend's life is at stake and for the first time in his career as a journalist, he feels powerless - il se sentit perdu, désemparé, désespéré et impuissant. Welcome to our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we'll be following a chapter of La Vérité éclate toujours, specially written to help you build your knowledge of French and extend your range of expression. In the episodes, teacher Mark and narrator Pierre-Benoît will discuss the story, helping you to improve your listening skills. There's also an online course version of La Vérité éclate toujours which provides access to a range of additional materials including the text of each chapter, annotated notes, language study podcasts, vocabulary lists, video versions of each episode and our atelier linguistique which helps you to take the language you've covered in each chapter further. This course is available on the Coffee Break Academy. 
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Aug 10
11 min
Chapitre 5 - Max était bien un battant
The mystery continues in Chapter 5 of La Vérité éclate toujours as James arrives at the hospital to see Max, only to discover that he is in a critical condition. As James tries to make sense of what has happened, he wonders what Max has got himself involved in. Sur quoi donc travaillait Max ? Jouait-il avec le feu ? He has so many questions, but none of the answers! Keep listening to expand your range of expression in French and to find out the answers to these mysterious questions. Welcome to our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we'll be following a chapter of La Vérité éclate toujours, specially written to help you build your knowledge of French and extend your range of expression. In the episodes, teacher Mark and narrator Pierre-Benoît will discuss the story, helping you to improve your listening skills. There's also an online course version of La Vérité éclate toujours which provides access to a range of additional materials including the text of each chapter, annotated notes, language study podcasts, vocabulary lists, video versions of each episode and our atelier linguistique which helps you to take the language you've covered in each chapter further. This course is available on the Coffee Break Academy. 
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Jul 27
10 min
Chapitre 4 - James se sentit pris de panique
It's time for the next instalment of our crime novel, La Vérité éclate toujours, for advanced learners of French. Following a stressful interrogation from the Police, James returns to his hotel in turmoil, wondering whether to start investigating what has happened to Max. Is his friend not the person he thought he was? What might he found out about Max? He has so many questions but none of the answers - il se sentit pris de panique ! In Chapter 4, we meet some more verbs in the past historic and we hear a form of the phrase: tirer quelque chose. Welcome to our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we'll be following a chapter of La Vérité éclate toujours, specially written to help you build your knowledge of French and extend your range of expression. In the episodes, teacher Mark and narrator Pierre-Benoît will discuss the story, helping you to improve your listening skills. There's also an online course version of La Vérité éclate toujours which provides access to a range of additional materials including the text of each chapter, annotated notes, language study podcasts, vocabulary lists, video versions of each episode and our atelier linguistique which helps you to take the language you've covered in each chapter further. This course is available on the Coffee Break Academy. If you find this podcast too challenging, why not check out our other podcasts for beginners and intermediate learners. 
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Jul 13
11 min
Chapitre 3 - Tout ça me paraît un peu bizarre...
When an inspector arrives at Max's apartment, James finds himself being questioned about the incident. Listen to the conversation between James and the inspector in the latest episode of La Vérité éclate toujours. Welcome to our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we'll be following a chapter of La Vérité éclate toujours, specially written to help you build your knowledge of French and extend your range of expression. In the episodes, teacher Mark and narrator Pierre-Benoît will discuss the story, helping you to improve your listening skills. There's also an online course version of La Vérité éclate toujours which provides access to a range of additional materials including the text of each chapter, annotated notes, language study podcasts, vocabulary lists, video versions of each episode and our atelier linguistique which helps you to take the language you've covered in each chapter further. This course is available on the Coffee Break Academy. If you find this podcast too challenging, why not check out our other podcasts for beginners and intermediate learners. 
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Jun 29
10 min
Chapitre 2 - Il n’y a plus une seconde à perdre
When James manages to get into Max's apartment he is perturbed by what he finds there. Listen to this week's episode of La Vérité éclate toujours to find out exactly what happens. Welcome to the second episode of our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we'll be following a chapter of La Vérité éclate toujours, specially written to help you build your knowledge of French and extend your range of expression. In the episodes, teacher Mark and narrator Pierre-Benoît will discuss the story, helping you to improve your listening skills. There's also an online course version of La Vérité éclate toujours which provides access to a range of additional materials including the text of each chapter, annotated notes, language study podcasts, vocabulary lists, video versions of each episode and our atelier linguistique which helps you to take the language you've covered in each chapter further. This course is available on the Coffee Break Academy. If you find this podcast too challenging, why not check out our other podcasts for beginners and intermediate learners. 
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Jun 15
10 min
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