Archive for category Quebec French
The Tetes a claques are available on DVD with Quebecois subtitles. There are now 4 DVDs available. These are a great help for learning Quebec French. There are lots of very short clips covering many day-to-day situations in Quebec. The clips are very funny and clever (note: a few are a bit vulgar).
You do not need to speak like the Tetes a claques but you do need to understand this Quebec French. Everybody in Quebec understands it. They didn’t learn it at school! They learn it by hearing it in conversation. The DVDs work great on a TV and … Read the rest of this entry »
(Video in French) Today’s Video Topic : A recipe for one of Quebec’s favorite desserts – Le pouding chômeur ! Radio Canada TV has fun TV shows with the accent of Quebec. You can watch their TV shows on TOU.TV or watch video clips on their RadioCanada YouTube Channel. Bon appétit! Read the rest of this entry »
(Video in English) Today’s Topic : Quebec Tourtière (meat pie)! A traditional dish in Quebec.
Careful! She quickly mentions in the video that she forgot to show adding the bread crumbs. Listen carefully! Bon appétit! Read the rest of this entry »
(Video in English) Today’s Topic : Quebec Creton spread! A popular food in Quebec. Bon appétit! Read the rest of this entry »
(Video in English) Today’s Topic : La Poutine! Learn about Quebec’s legendary French Fries with gravy and cheese curds. Bon appétit! Read the rest of this entry »
It sounds crazy, but you can learn the Quebec French spoken slang and accent with 28 hours of study time. Here’s the calculation : 30 minutes a day for 28 days = 14 hours. Do this 28 day checklist twice then you get 2 x 14 hours = 28 hours total.
You’re busy and you don’t feel like searching around the Internet every day for learning materials? You want to sit down and do something useful?
If you know some basic French then print out this checklist. Do 30 minutes a day, checking off the activities as you go. If you get interrrupted then just continue where you left off. Try and do at least one activity per day. In 2 months you should be able to understand spoken Quebec French. Read the rest of this entry »