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Duolingo French Podcast

Oct 27, 2020

When Vincent-Gabriel Lamarre joined the Canadian Armed Forces, he knew he had found his calling. But a few years into his service, he realized he could no longer ignore the discomfort he felt about his gender identity. Would a gender transition be accepted in the military? After the episode, learn more about...


Oct 20, 2020

A young dancer discovers French Cancan in the 1960s, leading her to an exciting international career…and the love of her life. When a tragic loss rips the joy of dancing from her, cancan slowly helps her find a renewed sense of self.

A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.


Oct 13, 2020

When a young attorney from Chad decided to take on the ex-dictator who terrorized her country, she knew she was going up against dark and powerful forces. But that didn’t stop her from dedicating her life to fighting for justice in her homeland.

A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.


Oct 6, 2020

Najib Nasary left his native Afghanistan in search of a fresh start in France. He had nothing, knew no one, and faced the threat of deportation. But when a village in France’s Cévennes mountains took him in, he finally found a new homeand a new passion for baking French bread.

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Sep 29, 2020

When Valérie Hirschfield lost her leg, she made a promise to her family that she would bounce back stronger than ever — a promise that would one day lead her to race up France’s most iconic monument.

A transcript of this episode is available at podcast.duolingo.com.