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Sending a postcard and getting lost
Duration: 04.55Clip duration: 04.55
Michael buys a postcard, which he sends to his French teacher.
Shopping at the market and the supermarket
Duration: 03.36Clip duration: 03.36
Jourde family shop at a local market in Lyon and Hakim M'Barek shops at the supermarket.
Shopping for presents
Duration: 04.19Clip duration: 04.19
Michael goes to the shops to buy Isabelle and her mother thank you presents.
Shopping for supplies in Marseille
Duration: 01.38Clip duration: 01.38
What people buy in Marseille to take across to the Îles du Frioul just off the coast.
Duration: 01.29Clip duration: 01.29
The Jourde family and Hakim M'Barek are interviewed about their shopping preferences.
Shops closing for the siesta
Duration: 03.43Clip duration: 03.43
An introduction to the afternoon siesta in France, when the shops close at lunchtime.
Solving problems over the telephone
Duration: 03.19Clip duration: 03.19
How to solve problems over the telephone including dealing with a car breaking down.
Speed dating conversations
Duration: 03.14Clip duration: 03.14
Philippe Dorier runs speed dating sessions in Lyon known as 'turbo-dating'.
Sport and leisure activities
Duration: 04.12Clip duration: 04.12
Michael talks about sport and leisure activities as he makes his video diary.
Staying at a campsite
Duration: 04.50Clip duration: 04.50
Michael asks for directions to various amenities around the campsite.