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Intro

Hi, everyone, I’m Lindsay from FrenchPod101.com. In this video, we’ll be talking about the 5 Most Popular Sports in France. Let’s begin!
SPORT 1
The first sport is ...
[Normal] Tennis [Slow] Tennis
"Tennis"
In France, tennis used to be a high-class sport, but it's now becoming more and more popular among everyone.
Mon colocataire est professeur de tennis.
"My roommate is a tennis instructor."
SPORT 2
Next is ...
[Normal] Natation [Slow] Natation
"Swimming"
Swimming is very popular in France. Nowadays, one of the most famous French swimmers is Jérémy Stravius.
Ma soeur fait de la natation deux fois par semaine.
"My sister goes swimming twice a week."
SPORT 3
And you have probably heard of ...
[Normal] Rugby [Slow] Rugby
"Rugby"
Rugby is especially popular among men in the southwestern part of France, in cities such as Toulouse or Biarritz.
Vous savez jouer au rugby?
"Do you know how to play rugby?"
SPORT 4
Next up is ...
[Normal] Football [Slow] Football
"Soccer"
Soccer is definitely the most popular sport in France!
Je n'aime pas le football.
"I don't like soccer."
SPORT 5
And then there is...
[Normal] Cyclisme [Slow] Cyclisme
"Cycling"
This is very famous also because of the Tour de France, which takes place once a year and is one of the most-followed cycling races in the world.
Le cyclisme a l'air fatigant.
"Cycling looks tiring."
SPORT 6
Next, we have...
[Normal] Handball [Slow] Handball
"Handball"
Quand j'étais plus jeune, je faisais du handball.
"When I was younger, I played handball."
SPORT 7
And finally...
[Normal] Basketball [Slow] Basketball
"Basketball"
Nous sommes allés voir un match de basketball.
"We went to see a basketball game."

Outro

Okay, that's all for this lesson. Which sport do you like the most? Let us know in the comments! And we'll see you next time!
À bientôt!

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