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A history of slavery in Senegal
A history of slavery in Senegal

Duration: 03:43

Joseph is the curator of a very special museum near Dakar in Senegal. We see Joseph at work in the museum and gain an overview of the slave trade as it affected Senegal.

 
Cultural landmarks in France
Cultural landmarks in France

Duration: 02:14

A discussion about cultural aspects of France including people's opinions about famous landmarks.

 
Dakar et l'esclavage
Dakar et l'esclavage

Duration: 05:58

An introduction to Dakar in Senegal, including historical facts about slavery in the past.

 
Discussing the independence of Quebec from Canada
Discussing the independence of Quebec from Canada

Duration: 03:41

An introduction to the key vocabulary and linguistic structures necessary to construct an argument about the advantages and disadvantages of Quebec gaining independence from Canada.

 
France as a multicultural country
France as a multicultural country

Duration: 02:59

There are a number of different cultures in France and we hear from people who come from various different countries.

 
France debates national identity
France debates national identity

Duration: 02:26

As the country becomes increasingly multicultural, France has launched a major debate on what it means to be French. But will this lead to discrimination against immigrants to France?

 
French cafe life under threat?
French cafe life under threat?

Duration: 02:01

The French cafe is an integral part of daily life, but it is coming under threat during the recession.

 
Guadeloupe - a multicultural society
Guadeloupe - a multicultural society

Duration: 03:21

Guadeloupe is a harmonious multicultural society made up of people from a variety of ethnic groups and with different religious beliefs.

 
Guadeloupe: talking about your origins
Guadeloupe: talking about your origins

Duration: 02:08

Interviews with French speakers in Guadeloupe who talk about their origins and where they have lived.

 
L'argent des poubelles - recycling projects in Dakar
L'argent des poubelles - recycling projects in Dakar

Duration: 04:02

A look at two successful recycling projects in Dakar, Senegal, and the people behind them.

 
La Francophonie - national identity
La Francophonie - national identity

Duration: 03:40

People interviewed in three Francophone areas - Senegal, Quebec and Guadeloupe - talk about their sense of national identity.

 
La nourriture et la religion - Ramadan in Senegal
La nourriture et la religion - Ramadan in Senegal

Duration: 02:05

We learn how people in Senegal celebrate Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting.

 
Le recyclage au Canada
Le recyclage au Canada

Duration: 06:02

We see how a school in Montreal recycles its waste, and members of the public tell us how we could try to help the environment.

 
Le recyclage et l'environnement
Le recyclage et l'environnement

Duration: 03:31

A look at what people in Dakar do to help the environment.

 
Les stéréotypes français
Les stéréotypes français

Duration: 03:01

A look at aspects of French society which have become clichéd in the eyes of foreigners.

 
Life in a Montagnais (Innu) village
Life in a Montagnais (Innu) village

Duration: 03:24

An insight into the lives of an indigenous group of Innu in Quebec, also known as the Montagnais.

 
Professions, languages and nationalities
Professions, languages and nationalities

Duration: 04:56

Identifies various professions, nationalities and languages spoken.

 
Quebec - defending a language
Quebec - defending a language

Duration: 03:26

A look at the work of the 'Office de la langue francaise' in promoting and overseeing the 'francisation' of Quebec since French became the official language in 1977.

 
The French-speaking world
The French-speaking world

Duration: 04:15

Interviews with French speakers in Guadaloupe, Quebec and Senegal who talk about what it means to be part of the French-speaking world and about their own and their compatriots' use of French.

 
The importance of dictation
The importance of dictation

Duration: 03:55

The importance of dictation to get spellings, grammar and accents correct.

 
The importance of learning languages
The importance of learning languages

Duration: 02:33

Explores various common expressions used in France and discusses the various languages spoken by the French.

 
Un guide pour sauver la planète
Un guide pour sauver la planète

Duration: 04:04

An amateur environmentalist outlines the main consequences of global warming. She then introduces a series of guidelines on how to avoid catastrophe, including saving water and electricity, recycling, and using public transport.

 
Vaux-le-Vicomte garden - a history
Vaux-le-Vicomte garden - a history

Duration: 03:11

A report about the history of the garden at Vaux-le-Vicomte.

 

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