All Levels Audio Novel

Une Semaine à Paimpol

4.97 out of 5
(34 customer reviews)

This French audio novel tells the story of a young couple and their young daughter spending a week in the beautiful harbour town of Paimpol on the North Coast of France. Find dialogues that are lively, up to date, realistic, and adapted to your level and cover many everyday real life vacation situations.

The companion questions and answers audio workbook gives you the spoken practice you need to feel confident in your next interaction in French.

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Real-life situations covered include:

  • Arriving in Paris Airport
  • Going through immigration and customs
  • Dealing with lost luggages
  • Checking in a hotel
  • Shopping for emergency supplies (after delayed luggage)
  • Taking the train in France
  • Dealing with a problem with your reservation at the hotel
  • Ordering breakfast in a hotel
  • Going to the beach
  • Dealing with a cranky child
  • Asking for directions
  • Asking for info at the tourist office

  • Ordering in a restaurant (casual, fancy… many examples)
  • Making plans for the vacation
  • Bargaining on a French Open Air Market
  • Planning a picnic
  • Getting injured and going to the pharmacy
  • Taking a boat ride
  • Renting a car
  • Describing the landscape
  • Following a French GPS
  • Paying for parking
  • Buying postcards
  • Buying souvenirs
  • Dealing with problems with food at restaurants
  • Taking the Air France shuttle

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  1. 5 out of 5

    Jeffrey Stroomer, Boulder, Colorado USA Verified Owner

    I’ve been studying conversational French for 3.5 years. For me, practice with audio is ideal, and the materials from French Today are exactly what I need. I’ve made real progress, and I owe it to hard work, and French Today.

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  2. 5 out of 5

    Peter Meiklejohn. Brisbane, Australia Verified Owner

    Not only does this audiobook represent excellent value, it also is an excellent aid to anyone who wants to learn real French. The text, with the English translation, helps me learn not just vocabulary, but also, importantly, sentence construction. Without question, the audio files help me learn to understand French as it is spoken, in addition to helping me learn how French is pronounced. I strongly recommend this book, and the others in the audiobook series, to anyone who seriously wants to learn how to understand, speak and write French. Since I commenced using these audiobooks, my comprehension of spoken French has improved considerably, and I am much more confident in speaking French.

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  3. 5 out of 5

    Kelly Moore Temecula, CA, USA Verified Owner

    J’adore l’histoire de Paimpol! You are a wonderful storyteller, both in writing and in the recording. So alive and vibrant. I’m thoroughly enjoying learning as I go. If I can learn all there is just in this one story I’ll have multiplied my ability in this beautiful language by an enormous amount. It’s somewhat staggering, but I’m really enjoying this.

    It is taking some time as I read each story aloud and really contemplate the meanings so that I can learn better. I am also copying the audio of each chapter as I finish it to my Tascam recorder and listen to all of them each night while I sleep, both in slow speed and then in street speed. I’ve now finished 13 chapters so tonight I’ll be listening to 26 chapters! I haven’t yet added in the Q&A, but might just go for it tonight. 26 chapters and 13 Q&A! Youpiii!

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  4. 5 out of 5

    Catherine, New Zealand Verified Owner

    I really value these audiobooks from FrenchToday.com. The subject matter is approachable, the different speeds of reading is helpful, it’s great to have the transcript to refer to when you are stuck, and the other files that come with it (eg Q&A) are very useful as well. In New Zealand, it’s not easy to practise hearing spoken French so these books are great.

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  5. 5 out of 5

    Cindy Van Wingerden Verified Owner

    The quality of the product is excellent. It is easy to use, it is incredibly practical and I am enjoying g the lessons immensely. It is my third Udio book of Camille. They have all been excellent

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  6. 4 out of 5

    Wendy Johnson – Australia Verified Owner

    I really enjoyed the story, especially as we spent some time in Brittany in 2012, staying at Trégastel and visiitng Bréhat and walking along the sentier des dounaniers in Perros_Guirec. We now think we missed lots of other attractions and need to return! My one comment about the printed material is that I would prefer that the translation was in a separate document ( as in à moi paris), rather than immediately under the French text. I think the layout makes it difficult to ignore the English translation.
    I always look forward to receiving my French Today tips, cultural notes and travel stories. Merci beaucoup!

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    • Olivier Karfis French Today

      Thank you for your great review Wendy. Regarding the translation within the same document, we ran an extensive poll last year asking this exact question and the results were that most people preferred the translation in context versus having to hunt around in a different document (you must have an older version of A Moi Paris because the new ones follow the same format). Cheers.

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  7. 5 out of 5

    Ann Brooks Verified Owner

    Une Semaine A Paimpol includes most of the vocabulary needed to navigate authentic situations , including some likely disasters, when on holiday in France, in a charming and memorable way. If we did not know Paimpol and area well already we would certainly be encouraged to visit. Hopefully when we go back to Brittany the sound of Camille’s pronunciation and phrasing will be in our ears.

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  8. 5 out of 5

    David Byrne – Melbourne, Australia Verified Owner

    I am enjoying listening to this – the slow version at the moment! and working on some of the exercises.
    So much of the vocabulary and many phrases are relevant to everyday life. A really great product.

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  9. 5 out of 5

    Susan Nash – UK Verified Owner

    “Une Semaine à Paimpol” is an excellent audio novel, which I would recommend to all levels of French students. Very useful, every day language is employed – the kind of things you are likely to want to say yourself! The audio is extremely clear and overall this a first-rate aid to help one speak better French.

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  10. 5 out of 5

    Bryan Verified Owner

    I must admit that I’m only in the beginning of this new adventure of Thomas and Angela, but already I love it. The beauty of the French Today method is that you learn and retain spoken French by hearing it in context and answer questions about what you’ve read. In “Une Semaine à Paimpol”, Thomas and Angela return to France, but with their 7 year old daughter, Laura! As an adult with children who has traveled to France with my family, the story line has an immediate appeal and really draws my attention and interest. I enjoy the fact that the lessons come in a slower speed (which I use for pronunciation practice) and a street French speed, which I use and absorb by listening, listening, listening, and listening. Pursuing the course in this way has increased my listening comprehension of French radio, tv, and French speakers (in America and in France and Canada). The audio question section helps my brain to cough up my French more quickly and fluidly (I still have a ways to go!). While I’m sure this course works well on its own, I use it in addition to a French class I’ve been in for several years. It would be great if the Thomas and Angela and Laura series continues after “Une Semaine à Paimpol.”

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