Walk by the Lake – French Story & Translation & Video

Author: Camille Chevalier-Karfis

Practice your French with this video in easy French and discover the Poulafret recreational lake area in Paimpol, Brittany.

Bonjour à tous !

Time for another video in easy French. This time I am taking you to the lake of Poulafret in my hometown of Paimpol, Brittany, where I often go to jog or just to enjoy a nice walk. It’s 5mn away from my house!

1 – French Lake Vocabulary

  1. la marée basse / haute – low/high tide
  2. jusqu’ici – until here
  3. plusieurs fois par semaine – several times a week
  4. à disposition de – at the disposal of
  5. je vous y emmènerai- I’ll take you there (note how I glide over the e of the “erai” future ending)
  6. trouver ça étrange – to find it weird
  7. comme ça – this way
  8. le sol – the ground
  9. recouvrir – to cover up
  10. cet espace – this space
  11. on est arrivés – we’re here
  12. la base de loisirs – literally “leisure base” – meaning place to practice sports
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More Details & Audio Samples

  1. les sports aquatiques et nautiques – water-based and nautical sports
  2. la gym – exercises
  3. arriver à – to manage to
  4. un lac artificiel – artificial lake
  5. retenir – to keep
  6. une plage – a beach
  7. un moulin – a mill
  8. une écluse – a (water) lock
  9. par ici – this way
  10. un panneau – a sign
  11. faire du jogging – to jog
  12. faire des abdominaux – to do situps
  13. faire des pompes – to do pushups
  14. là-dessus – over there
  15. une oie – goose
  16. un canard – duck
  17. un cygne – swan
  18. être petit(e) – in the context of age, to be young
  19. surtout – above all
  20. formidable – great
  21. un paysage – landscape, view
  22. au gré – according to as in following the will of
  23. j’espère que ça vous a plu – I hope you liked it

2 – Poulafret Easy French Video

Now that you know the vocabulary, watch my easy French video and learn about the Poulafret artificial like in Paimpol, Brittany, France.

3 – Pictures of Poulafret Lake

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Author: Camille Chevalier-Karfis

Camille Chevalier-Karfis

Born and raised in Paris, I have been teaching today's French to adults for 23+ years in the US and France. Based on my students' goals and needs, I've created unique downloadable French audiobooks focussing on French like it's spoken today, for all levels. Most of my audiobooks are recorded at several speeds to help you conquer the modern French language. Good luck with your studies and remember, repetition is the key!

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