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Hi everyone. I am Lindsay from Frenchpod101.com.
In this video, we’ll be talking about 5 Major Cities in France. Let’s begin.
1. Paris “Paris”
Everyone knows Paris, I think. Paris, or Paris, is the most beautiful city in the world.
Paris est la capitale de France. “Paris is the capital of France.”
Je viens de là, "I am from there."
2. Marseille “Marseille”
Marseille is in the south of France near Italy and it’s a harbor city.
Marseille est la deuxième plus grande ville de France. “Marseille is the second largest city in France.”
It’s beautiful and really sunny.
3. Lyon “Lyon”
Lyon is near Switzerland and it’s well known for its food and beautiful monuments.
Chaque année, il y a la Fête des Lumières à Lyon.
“The Festival of Lights is held every year in Lyon.”
"I have never been, unfortunately." Je n'y suis jamais allé, malheureusement.
4. Toulouse “Toulouse”
Toulouse is in south-western France and it’s known as the college town.
Le surnom de Toulouse est "la ville rose".
I did not know that, je ne sais pas.
Le surnom de Toulouse est "la ville rose". “Toulouse's nickname is 'the pink city'.”
That’s a nice name.
5. Nice “Nice”
Nice is also in the south, very sunny and with a beautiful seaside.
Il y a de belles plages à Nice. “there are nice beaches in Nice.”
Beaches, beaches, beaches. I miss Nice.