In this episode, I’m celebrating teachers and pupils alike as they are going back to school in France. I’ll give you some back to school related vocabulary and you will learn French facts about the school year and holidays.
Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode
La rentrée (des classes) = back to school
L’année scolaire = the school year
Le maître, la maîtresse = the school teacher
Professeur des écoles
La maitresse = the female lover
L’amant = the male lover
Le calendrier scolaire
Un trimestre = 3 months
Un semestre = 6 mois
Un,e élève = a pupil
Un,e étudiant,e = a student (uni)
LINKS and RESOURCES
- French Voices, Episode 68: (Part 1) Discover the history of my hometown with greeter Marie-Christine Poisson: www.frenchvoicespodcast.com/episode68
- French Voices, Episode 69: (Part 2) Discover the history of my hometown with greeter Marie-Christine Poisson: www.frenchvoicespodcast.com/episode69
- French Voices, Episode 11 : Being a Primary School Teacher in Rural France: www.frenchvoicespodcast.com/episode11
- French Your Way Podcast, Episode 15: Wine Glass or Glass of Wine: www.frenchyourway.com.au/podcast15
Thank You for Tuning In!
There are a lot of podcasts you could be tuning into today, but you chose mine, and I’m grateful for that. If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it by using the social media buttons you see at the side or bottom of this page.
Also, kindly consider taking the 60-seconds it takes to leave an honest review and rating for the podcast on iTunes, they’re extremely helpful when it comes to the ranking of the show and you can bet that I read every single one of them personally!
Lastly, don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, to get automatic updates every time a new episode goes live!