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February 25, 2020
As a nuclear engineer, David S. had a very serious job. But after discovering a passion for the French art of clowning, he decided to start leading a double life, doing everything in his power to keep his two different worlds from colliding. A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.
February 18, 2020
After earning a PhD in nuclear physics in Europe, Dr. Rajaâ Cherkaoui El Moursli returned to her native Morocco to teach and raise a family. But when she learned her former colleagues were embarking on the scientific quest of the century, she hatched a plan to join them—and give her country the scientific credit it deserved. A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.
February 11, 2020
Ever since France won the World Cup in 1998, Marine Rome yearned to play soccer, but felt excluded from the field. When she finally found her dream team in Paris, they decided to take a stand for inclusion at the 2019 World Cup. A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.
February 4, 2020
Growing up in France, Hong Dagognet rarely spoke with her adoptive parents about her childhood in Vietnam. But after receiving a surprising letter, she set out to reconnect with her family and finally unveil the mysteries of her past. A transcript of this episode is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.
January 28, 2020
In everyday sounds, Christophe Chassol hears the makings of a song. That refined ear led Chassol to become a renowned musician, and develop a new genre of music. But it was only by returning to his parents’ birthplace in Martinique that he would be able to create his masterpiece. A transcript of this episode of the Duolingo French Podcast is available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.
January 21, 2020
The Duolingo French Podcast is back with new episodes starting January 28, 2020. Listen to the trailer now!
July 30, 2019
Eric Dargent devoted his life to surfing — the bigger the waves, the better. He wouldn’t let anything get in his way of his passion, not even a life-altering shark attack. After losing half of his leg, he set out to pursue a new dream, for himself and countless others. Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.
July 23, 2019
Cédric Herrou lived a quiet life as an olive farmer on the border between France and Italy until he began to offer shelter for hundreds of migrants struggling to cross into France. But when the French state took him to court for his actions, it would take Cédric and a small community of volunteers to convince a nation that freedom should know no borders. Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.
July 16, 2019
When Oliver Cousin's grandparents passed away, he promised to honor the winemaking traditions they had passed down to him. But when the French state got involved with his product, he decided to fight to the end for his natural wine. Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.
July 9, 2019
Elodie Lauret yearned to discover what was beyond the island of La Réunion. But when she set off to Europe in search of better opportunity, she realized over time that the island would always be her place to call home. Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.
June 25, 2019
For a long time, Paris was the only place Alexia Sena considered home. But when Alexia began to wonder how she would pass down her Cameroonian heritage to her mixed-race daughter born in France, she decided to move back to Cameroon with her family in search of the identity she thought she lost. Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available at https://podcast.duolingo.com.
June 18, 2019
Mahmoud M’Seddi was born to bake. When M’Seddi was surprised to come in 7th place in the Grand Prix contest for Best Baguette in Paris in 2017, he knew that the next time, he had a chance to win. He would prove to his parents and an entire nation that he was meant to do this for the rest of his life. Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available at https://podcast.duolingo.com/french.
June 4, 2019
Deepen your language skills and knowledge of the French-speaking world through fascinating true stories in easy-to-follow French, with added English for context. From Duolingo, the world's #1 way to learn a language. Hosted by Ngofeen Mputubwele.
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