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Getting started with French 2 free course icon Level

Languages 

Getting started with French 2

This two-week course offers you the opportunity to discuss food, your likes and dislikes as well as to shop or order food. Little by little, you will improve your ability to make more sophisticated conversations and to understand more complex language in a variety of different scenarios. You will also find out facts about France and French habits. This OpenLearn course is an extract from the beginning of the Open Centre for Languages and Cultures short course, LXF002 Beginners French 2: bien sûr! After completing this free course, you may wish to register for the full course to continue your learning!

Free course
6 hrs
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Getting started with French 3 free course icon Level

Languages 

Getting started with French 3

In this course you will learn how to ask for directions in French. Along the way, you will build up your vocabulary so little by little you will be able to have more complex conversations and understand more French language in a variety of different scenarios. This OpenLearn course is an extract from the beginning of the Open Centre for Languages and Cultures short course, LXF003 Beginners French 3: absolument! After completing this free course, you may wish to register for the full course to continue your learning!

Free course
6 hrs
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TV, Radio & Events 

Timewatch: Bloody Omaha

More than 75 years ago, the fate of World War II turned on five beaches in Normandy, France. ‘D-Day’ was the greatest amphibious invasion ever attempted. History remembers it as a great victory. But research reveals that on Omaha Beach, it was very nearly a disaster.

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History & The Arts 

The Rise and Fall of the Slave Trade

Dr Will Hardy examines Britain's role in the Atlantic slave trade at its height during the eighteenth century.

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Languages 

Weekend Break: French

Get the most out of your trip to France - take our audio introduction to the language and culture of France with you

Audio
45 mins
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History & The Arts 

Christmas at war: 1916 - Festivities at the front

Percival Philips scours France for good cheer - but it's hard to ignore the plight of those bombed out of their homes.

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Society, Politics & Law 

Exodus: The videos

A collection of clips from our award-winning programme Exodus: Our Journey To Europe, which explored first-hand the reasons why people make the choice to face the risks of migration.

Video
5 mins
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What does President Macron mean for Brexit? article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

What does President Macron mean for Brexit?

A new occupant at the Elysée Palace - and a stongly pro-European one at that. What does that mean for the process of the UK leaving the EU?

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How did Emmanuel Macron win the French Presidency? article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

How did Emmanuel Macron win the French Presidency?

Last night [7th May 2017], Emmanuel Macron won a decisive victory over his far-right rival Marine Le Pen. How did a man without an established party land the top job?

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French Presidential Election: What have we learned from the First Round? article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

French Presidential Election: What have we learned from the First Round?

LePen is through, but faces a challenge to overturn the lead of Emmanuel Macron, says Paul Smith.

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Society, Politics & Law 

How do you become French President?

Dr Richard Heffernan discusses how presidential elections work in France.

Video
10 mins
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What does Marine LePen plan for France? article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

What does Marine LePen plan for France?

The far-right Front National candidate for the French election, Marine LePen, has attempted to soften the image of the party since taking over from her father. But what does her manifesto actually promise the people of France?

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