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La Vie en Creuse
Des fils ou des filles?

From the BBC radio archive, an interview recorded on location at one of the remotest French departments, in the Limousin region.

Mme Rance talks about her children and grandchildren as her family prepares for the wedding of her son.


Listen to the audio Listen first without the transcript to tune your ear. Then try to answer the questions below. You can listen as many times as you need.
  1. Are Mme Rance's children all sons, des fils, or daughters, des filles?
  2. And what about her six grandchildren - are they boys or girls?
Read the transcript Read the transcript while listening. To tune your ear, first try listening without it.

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