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Bonjour à tous and welcome to Easy French Poetry where I read some of the most Classic French Poems. I will read them twice: once slowly - so you may repeat after me - and once at a more natural reading pace. I will sometimes also talk about the life of the author, explain the vocabulary or do an analysis of the text using simple, everyday French.You will find the full text of the poems accompanied by the audio on my website FrenchToday.com as well as much more audio material such as The Eas ...
 
Work Experience Podcast explores the lived reality of young people today, and invites the church to consider how she will respond. WXPC is for youth pastors, leaders, parents and volunteers. Join Bradon French, a 15-year youth ministry guru, for some laughs, reflections and some important conversations.
 
When it comes to verb forms, it's always the same problem: lack of speed. You understand the tense, and when you write, you can eventually put it together. But when you speak, you stumble, hesitate, have to stop to think and "write it" in your head... It's very frustrating. These French Verb Drills are designed to help you memorize the verb forms, and the way they are pronounced in French today. The aim is not to explain the tenses, nor to help you figure out how to construct them, but to he ...
 
The Did you move today? podcast's mission is to bring movers, doctors, and artists together. Our goal is to promote love for movement, art, and science. When we think about movement we think about movement inside and outside the body. Why do we do this? Because no matter our race, language, country, and culture we live in a body and because Science and Art cannot be separated. Did you move today? (english) As-tu bougé aujourd’hui? (french) Já te mexeste hoje? (portuguese) ¿Y vos te moviste a ...
 
Looking to improve your health? The Wise Traditions podcast embraces traditions from the past for optimal health today! The key is to nourish our bodies with nutrient-dense food, not processed, food-like products. Health coach Hilda Labrada Gore, known as Holistic Hilda, is the host and producer of the show. She conducts down-to-earth interviews with leading health and wellness experts (scientists, doctors, farmers, physical therapists, and more) to uncover practical tips that you can incorp ...
 
French Fears addresses issues of immigration in France today. Attempting to understand the rise of the anti-immigrant right, it speaks to experts, the National Front themselves and French citizens with immigrant experiences. Episodes dig deeper into France’s approach to assimilation, the roots of racism, Islamophobia, and defining French identity. Whether you have a connection to France or not, French Fears offers a timely look at immigration and national identity in the context of anti-immi ...
 
In 2006, Clafooti collective along with their partner Igeneration.fr for LES NUITS SONORES festival in Lyon, unveiled a series of 5 musical or video podcasts, describing essentiely their own activities.Featuring the members of the CLAFOOTI team, these series covered most of their music work and actions on the local scene. All dialogs are not localized in English (sorry, just french language)Today, CLAFOOTI anounces the release of a series of music-video podcasts with the most talented indepe ...
 
Its immortal opening lines, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." set the stage for a sweeping narrative that combines drama, glory, honor, history, romance, brutality, sacrifice and resurrection. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is one of the most widely read and famous works of historical fiction in the English language. Dickens had recently launched his magazine All the Year Round in 1859. In the same year, he began featuring A Tale of Two Cities in 31 weekly ins ...
 
The Saving Elephants Podcast features engaging conversations about conservative values with a mercifully modern twist. Tired of political shock-talk and rank punditry on your radio and TV? Curious about what conservative thinkers of yesteryear had to say but don't have time to read some terribly long, boring book they wrote? Want to learn why conservatism still holds value for Millennials today? Join us as we re-ignite conservatism for Millennials!
 
"What I feel when I’m playing guitar is completely cold and crazy," High on Rebellion, Patti Smith. Women Who Rock shines a light on the amazingly talented female musicians and artists from Sydney and around the world. If you’re interested in finding out about the future of rock today, this is the podcast for you. This podcast is dedicated to the memory of Carolyn Sophie Grace Mason.
 
Most people believe that books are created in cabins all alone, where authors pound away on some manner of keyboard. Then they hand this masterpiece off to a publisher and it feels very much like it goes down a tube and comes out the other side as a book. By speaking to authors and other book lovers, I'm diving into the mystery that is the book world today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
An exciting new podcast by Marc Eliot Stein of Literary Kicks. Why is opera relevant today? This sometimes-lost art form hides a fascinating, vibrant world. In our first episode, we discuss whether Verdi's Otello is better than Shakespeare's Othello, whether Othello had PTSD, and what it means that Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro is an Italian opera by a German Austrian and a Venetian Jew based on a French play that takes place in Spain. Welcome to the first episode of Lost Music: Exploring Lite ...
 
This is an interview-style podcast with guests you've heard of (or have not heard of but you'll want to get to know). I'm a big fan of getting past "surface-y" talk, hence the name "What Else?". If I have a musician on the show and their #1 source of income is playing music, I'm going to be finding out What Else they like to do, what their hobbies are, What Else inspires them and encourages them. The goal for this podcast is to make it feel like a couple friends getting together, having a gr ...
 
Most readers of Stephen Leacock's works are familiar with his witty and humorous writings, but few may be aware that he was also a gifted teacher, political ideologue, economist and fiction writer. Though he wrote six books on Canadian history, none of them attained the status of a standard text on the subject and were regarded more as opinion pieces without much academic foundation. Yet, the Chronicles of Canada series by Stephen Leacock remains an interesting and entertaining read. In this ...
 
Matt Heath & Jeremy Wells bring you a breakfast radio show like no other. The Matt & Jerry Show on Hauraki is guaranteed to teach you bad new habits, raise your eyebrows, and make you smirk on a regular basis, we think you’ll always finish a morning with these two enlightened - in some strange way. News. Entertainment. Sport & Tunes. Your complete New Zealand today!
 
Winner of the 2020 Webby and People's Voice awards for best interview podcast. Ezra Klein brings you far-reaching conversations about hard problems, big ideas, illuminating theories, and cutting-edge research. Want to know how Stacey Abrams feels about identity politics? How Hasan Minhaj is reinventing political comedy? The plans behind Elizabeth Warren’s plans? How Michael Lewis reads minds? This is the podcast for you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Bridget Phetasy admires grit and authenticity. On Walk-Ins Welcome, she talks about the beautiful failures and frightening successes of her own life and the lives of her guests. She doesn’t conduct interviews—she has conversations. Conversations with real people about the real struggle and will remind you that we can laugh in pain and cry in joy but there’s no greater mistake than hiding from it all. By embracing it all, and celebrating it with the stories she’ll bring listeners, she believe ...
 
Crime. Conspiracy. Cognizance. Welcome to Mile Higher hosted by husband & wife duo Josh Thomas and Kendall Rae! Our show focuses on True Crime but we delve into many other topics including conspiracy theories, unexplained phenomena, metaphysics, futurism, ancient civilizations and news stories the lamestream media doesn't cover. Our guests include experts in these topics as well as like-minded individuals who share our passion for uncovering the truth and exploring the mysteries of our unive ...
 
Pimsleur users talk about how learning a language with Pimsleur improved their lives in many ways including bringing them closer to family and friends, helping them achieve career goals, giving them self-confidence, improving their academic standing in school, making travel easier and more enjoyable, and opening the door to new experiences. Learn a language in just 30 minutes a day with the scientifically-proven Pimsleur Method, a completely portable language learning program trusted by mill ...
 
The Fashion Your Seatbelt podcast gives its listeners the rare opportunity to hear from some of the leading voices working in the fashion industry today. Each podcast is an exclusive one-to-one conversation with a creative who is crafting the future of fashion. Hosted by the renowned and award-winning fashion journalist Jessica Michault, this podcast is designed to take its audience directly to the heart of fashion and discover what makes it tick.
 
Two lads, originally from Cork in Ireland and now living in London, have a cuppa and catch up each week while exploring the collective life landmarks that accompany growing up gay in the world today. Join Kevin and PJ as they navigate their way through gay London and immerse themselves in the virtues and vices of the city whilst battling with the internal shared struggle that every Irish gay man deals with when living away from home - ‘what would mam think?’ Follow us on Instagram and Twitte ...
 
Institutes of the Christian Religion is John Calvin's seminal work on Protestant systematic theology. Highly influential in the Western world and still widely read by theological students today, it was published in Latin in 1536 and in his native French in 1541, with the definitive editions appearing in 1559 (Latin) and in 1560 (French).The book was written as an introductory textbook on the Protestant faith for those with some learning already and covered a broad range of theological topics ...
 
CNN's chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this hourlong weekday afternoon program, which mixes Tapper's interests with headlines from around the country and the world, headlines that span politics, money, sports and popular culture. "The Lead" also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages -- buried leads -- to the forefront.
 
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.lightsource.com/donate/913 Along with partners committed to changing the world, Dr. Michael Youssef is leading the way for people living in spiritual darkness to discover the light of Christ. By passionately proclaiming uncompromising Truth through print, web, television, and radio, this international team of experts is uniquely providing hope that is revolutionizing lives at home and around the world. What began as a small local radio ...
 
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.lightsource.com/donate/913 Along with partners committed to changing the world, Dr. Michael Youssef is leading the way for people living in spiritual darkness to discover the light of Christ. By passionately proclaiming uncompromising Truth through print, web, television, and radio, this international team of experts is uniquely providing hope that is revolutionizing lives at home and around the world. What began as a small local radio ...
 
To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/155 Along with partners committed to changing the world, Dr. Michael Youssef is leading the way for people living in spiritual darkness to discover the light of Christ. By passionately proclaiming uncompromising Truth through print, web, television, and radio, this international team of experts is uniquely providing hope that is revolutionizing lives at home and around the world. What began as a small local radio mi ...
 
Institutes of the Christian Religion is John Calvin's seminal work on Protestant systematic theology. Highly influential in the Western world and still widely read by theological students today, it was published in Latin in 1536 and in his native French in 1541, with the definitive editions appearing in 1559 (Latin) and in 1560 (French).The book was written as an introductory textbook on the Protestant faith for those with some learning already and covered a broad range of theological topics ...
 
Le Morte d’Arthur (spelled Le Morte Darthur in the first printing and also in some modern editions, Middle French for la mort d’Arthur, “the death of Arthur”) is Sir Thomas Malory’s compilation of some French and English Arthurian romances. The book contains some of Malory’s own original material (the Gareth story) and retells the older stories in light of Malory’s own views and interpretations. First published in 1485 by William Caxton, Le Morte d’Arthur is perhaps the best-known work of En ...
 
Advantage Connors is an ongoing conversation between Tennis legend Jimmy Connors & son Brett Connors. Follow along as they cover the worlds of tennis & gambling on a weekly basis along with whatever else pops into their head that day. Jimmy Connors is a tennis legend having played professionally for over 30 years. His record 109 ATP tournament wins still stands today, & includes 8 grand slam titles. Brett Connors has worked in live Tennis production for 12 years. Having also traveled the tou ...
 
This post-apocalyptic novella tells the story of the downfall of civilisation and mankind following a solar cataclysm in the late 20th century. To survive, the remnants of humanity had to build a new civilization underground in the complete absence of all species except mankind, choosing to base it only on love and beauty, the fine arts and intellectual pursuits. In view of the sun's current inactivity, this frighteningly prophetic tale might have been written today, saving that the cultural ...
 
Say it Right in English, Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, Thai, Arabic, Dutch, German, Greek, Japanese, Korean and Russian with one phonetic system based on English. Say it Right in any Language believes that pronunciation is everything. Say it Right language provides a simple and straightforward approach to speaking and learning a new language. It is a fun, fast and easy way to learn new languages using one simple phonetic system called I Say it Right Vowel Symbol Sy ...
 
This is the Eat Real to Heal Podcast with Nicolette Richer, where you'll learn how to use organic, plant-strong, whole foods as medicine to reverse hundreds of so-called 'incurable' chronic degenerative diseases - such as infertility, diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, skin issues, depression and other mental health challenges, cancer and more. This podcast is a mix of real healing-hero stories, conversations with leading scientists and doctors, and the how-to's to reverse diseas ...
 
An Employment Law podcast series for human resource executives and in-house counsel which features conversations with labor and employment lawyers with global expertise on key employment law topics and trends, immigration news and other important HR legal solutions for global and multinational companies.
 
Hip Hop Barbershop talk w/ a stereo in the background!!! What do you get when you blend sports, politics, music and everything random in between?!! HipHopMatrixShow with the dangerous duo host DJ Akademiks & J. Hall as they give you the latest yesterday, today, and tomorrow's Hip Hop music and culture Follow @HHMS98 @DjAkademiks @jhallradio
 
Le Morte d’Arthur (spelled Le Morte Darthur in the first printing and also in some modern editions, Middle French for la mort d’Arthur, “the death of Arthur”) is Sir Thomas Malory’s compilation of some French and English Arthurian romances. The book contains some of Malory’s own original material (the Gareth story) and retells the older stories in light of Malory’s own views and interpretations. First published in 1485 by William Caxton, Le Morte d’Arthur is perhaps the best-known work of En ...
 
Institutes of the Christian Religion is John Calvin's seminal work on Protestant systematic theology. Highly influential in the Western world and still widely read by theological students today, it was published in Latin in 1536 and in his native French in 1541, with the definitive editions appearing in 1559 (Latin) and in 1560 (French).The book was written as an introductory textbook on the Protestant faith for those with some learning already and covered a broad range of theological topics ...
 
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Biden campaigning in Georgia, Trump carried GA in 2016; Trump holding reckless rallies, downplaying worsening pandemic; What final campaign events reveal about Trump, Biden strategies; Biden: U.S. needs “a president who cares less about his TV ratings and more about the American people”; Dr. Birx criticizes North Dakota over lack of mask usage; Pos…
 
On today's pod: the Melbourne man who cycled 1400 kms on a 5km circuit during lockdown; hospitals are making big moves to help address the climate crisis; we meet an Indian food business hoping to introduce Kiwis to "more than just butter chicken"; the new MP for Southland introduces himself and and today is Te Putake o te Riri, He Ra Maumahara - t…
 
Australia correspondent Karen Middleton joins Kathryn to look at the easing of restrictions in Melbourne and Victoria, and Australia's economy officially grew in September - meaning it's technically out of recession. She'll also look at a week of scandals, and the protest lodged with Qatar over 13 women who were hauled off a flight and internally e…
 
The MacDiarmid Institue in Wellington has been recognised for the fourth time as a Centre of Research Excellence and received $48 million in funding. The Institute was founded in 2002 by Victoria University's Professor Sir Paul Callaghan. It brings people together from across seven institutions in New Zealand, five universities, Callaghan Innovatio…
 
Where should Wellington's future ferry terminal be built? Two new rail ferries are due in 2024, but new terminals are needed in the capital and Picton to accommodate them. Kiwirail which operates the Interislander favours an inner harbour site at Kings Wharf, going against the recommendation of a forum of all other stakeholders, which recommended K…
 
The future of Wellington's earthquake-risk central library will be decided today at a City Council meeting. There are two main options on the table for Councillors to consider - strengthen the existing building or demolish and rebuild. The outcome will pave the way to the re-opening of the building, which has been closed for a year and a half alrea…
 
Tearfund's annual ethical fashion report is out today, showing just how transparent or murky large local fashion houses are about their supply chains during a pandemic. Each year the charity compiles a list of brands and grades them - this time the A to F grades are gone and companies are ranked for their role in protecting vulnerable workers durin…
 
Jacinda Ardern may be known for keeping the nation up-to-date with Facebook Lives from her lounge but she was not the most active politician on social media during the election campaign. That title can be claimed by John Tamihere of the Maori Party, who research found posted on Facebook 188 times compared with Ms Ardern's 88 posts. Research by Vict…
 
International netball returns this week with the Silver Ferns hosting the England Roses in a three-test series in Hamilton. Wednesday's opening game of the Taini Jamison Trophy series is the first international match to be played anywhere in the world since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the visitors will be facing an uphill battle ag…
 
Labour and the Greens have limited time to sort out exactly how they might work together this term - with the Greens expected to present the possible governing arrangements to their membership by the end of the week. The parties are expected to meet again today. Also meeting today are the National caucus - their second formal gathering since the el…
 
Discussions about what role the Greens might play in government are expected to continue today, with the Greens hopeful of taking a deal to their members by the end of the week. Labour won an outright majority on election night so don't need the numbers, but earlier, the senior Labour Party Minister Chris Hipkins told me their preference was to con…
 
Melbourne business owners are waking to a mammoth day as the city reopens for the first time in months. On Monday, Premier Daniel Andrews announced that restaurants, bars, cafes and shops would reopen from Tuesday night as the city moves into 'stage 3' of their roadmap out of lockdown. Melburians are now allowed to see friends and family with one h…
 
The Silver Scroll awards are considered the most coveted awards in New Zealand Music, celebrating the art of song writing. This year the awards are streaming as a virtual event rather than a sit-down ceremony, due to the pandemic. Charlotte Ryan, host of RNZ Music 101 looks at who will be battling out for the top honours and how Covid-19 has change…
 
The Police Association is renewing calls for officers to be routinely armed after two gunmen shot at an officer in Northland. Police are still hunting for the gunmen who approached a female officer's patrol car and fired a shot into her windscreen. The officer, who was on her own, was physically uninjured but very shaken. Mike McRandle is a vice-pr…
 
Scott Dixon has reaffirmed his place as one of IndyCar's greatest drivers when he wrapped up the series in Florida on Monday. A flawless drive was enough for the New Zealand motorsport great to secure a sixth series crown. The Indiana-based 40-year-old is now only one series title short of the record lheld since the 1970s by American legend AJ Foyt…
 
The Minister of Health wants all arrivals into the country to be tested for Covid-19 even shipping crews who don't need to spend two weeks in managed isolation. At the moment, those crews are only tested if they spend three or more days in a managed isolation facility while waiting to board their ship. It comes after eight crew members from the Phi…
 
Commercial bank economists are calling on the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to reinstate lending restrictions, warning the housing market is spiraling out of control. In May, the Reserve Bank temporarily removed Loan to Value Ratio restrictions, freeing banks to sell mortgages to buyers with small deposits. Since June, lending to investors has triple…
 
Italy has been rocked by widespread protests across the country following the introduction of new Covid-19 restrictions. While the measures aren't as strict as when the country suffered heavily at the hands of the pandemic six months ago, they have created division. Protests and some skirmishes broke out in cities across Italy soon after the restri…
 
A Northland woman says the remote location where a police officer was shot at would have made the ordeal even more terrifying. The police say early on Tuesday morning two men with guns approached a female officer's car and fired a shot into her windscreen, south of Kerikeri. A kidnapping and car being set alight in the area could be linked. A local…
 
Tearfund's annual ethical fashion report is out today, showing how large local fashion looked out for workers in their supply chains during the pandemic. Each year the charity compiles a list of brands and grades them - this time the A to F grades are gone and companies are ranked for their actions protecting vulnerable workers during Covid-19. Of …
 
The NZTA comes under fire for altering the locations of car accidents Commercial bank economists are calling on the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to reinstate lending restrictions The Police Association says officers need to be routinely armed after two gunmen shot at an officer in Northland early yesterday morning. We speak to six time Indy chapions…
 
The climate emergency is seeing workplaces across the country changing their ways to try and reduce carbon emissions, and many healthcare workers are finding novel and innovative ways to ensure they do their part. The healthcare sector contributes an estimated 8 per cent to the country's total greenhouse gas emissions, with hospitals producing hund…
 
An 11-year-old boy was rescued from the Waikato river over the weekend thanks to a heroic by-stander. Joel Kumeroa is an 18-year-old builder, but it was his life guard skills that gave him the courage to rescue the youngster. He told our reporter Louise Ternouth he was leaving the river when he heard someone yell out ... just in the nick of time.…
 
Today is Te Putake o te Riri, He Ra Maumahara - the National Day of the Commemoration of the New Zealand Wars. The day is being marked at various events around the country but in Tauranga, there will be a service at Pukehinahina, the site of the battle of Gate Pa. Pukehinahina pitted the British with local iwi Ngai Te Rangi in 1864. The event is us…
 
International netball is back tonight with the Silver Ferns hosting the English Roses in the first game of the three-match Taini Jamison series. Covid-19 hit England netball hard, and the team haven't played competitive games since their domestic competition was shutdown in March. The Silver Ferns go into the series with months of competitive match…
 
Each week we talk to a small New Zealand business and this week we're talking to Perzen Patel who's business is called 'Dolly Mumma'. They make ready-to-cook Indian products which you can use to make curries, in everyday Kiwi cooking. Their motto is 'no more butter chicken'. Perzen spoke to our Producer Ellie Jay about why the business started.…
 
A lot of people around the planet worked on important projects during the Covid crisis. Melbourne man Ben Loke is one. He cycled 14-hundred kilometres during his city's lockdown, and that was despite having to stay within a 5-kilometre radius of his home and only being able to leave the house for an hour each day. From his house, and using a cellph…
 
Staying State-side now, where Judge Amy Coney Barrett has been confirmed to the Supreme Court by the US Senate. Coming as it does just one week from the election, her hugely controversial appointment gives the Republican Party a six to three majority of conservative members on the nation's highest court. Supreme Court justices are appointed for lif…
 
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