Learn French Through Real Lives on YouTube
Learn French through real lives on Youtube.
Learning a language is not just learning grammar, vocabulary and structures. To truly learn French, you need to learn the culture as well. In addition to learning about the history and traditions of France, you need to know how people there live today.
The programs below are documentaries offering a glimpse of the lives of real French people, stories based on real events, or popular reality shows. They are all available on Youtube, so you can learn French language and culture from anywhere with a device and an internet connection.
This program shares the stories of people who had a day that changed their life forever. It is dramatized, with actors offering testimonials about the events.
Similar to the first program in format, this show tells the stories of secrets between neighbors.
This program tells the stories of people faced with doubting everything they knew to be real about their lives.
More drama and unusual situations in the lives of everyday people.
This program offers a look at real lives through themed documentaries. Meet people searching for eternal beauty, problems in families between stepfathers and daughters, and double lives.
More opportunities to peek into the lives of real French people. Among the themes explored are obesity, large families and finding love in Russia.
A show with a much lighter tone than those previously mentioned. Four women with very different lives come together in Paris for a week to shop for an event.
In this program, the presenter travels all over the world. His goal is to get close to the people he meets and get an invitation to spend a night at their house.
These programs are binge-worthy and offer an authentic source to develop language through listening. Some even allow captions, so you can see what they are saying as well. While the auto-generated captions are not always accurate, they offer some words that can help with overall comprehension.
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