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INTRODUCTION
Jason: Hi everyone, I’m Jason.
Ingrid: And I’m Ingrid!
Jason: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential French Vocabulary, Lesson 24! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Fine arts. These are five French artists. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at FrenchPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Jason: Ingrid, what’s our first word?
Ingrid: Claude Monet
Jason: Claude Monet, an impressionist painter
Ingrid: (slow) Claude Monet (regular) Claude Monet
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Claude Monet
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Claude Monet is a famous impressionist painter who lived in the 19th and early 20th century. His most famous paintings are "Le déjeuner sur l'herbe", or The Luncheon on the Grass, which is a good example of his interest for painting nature and people.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) Il est possible d'aller voir les œuvres d'art de Claude Monet au musée d'Orsay à Paris.
Jason: You can see Claude Monet's works of art in the Orsay museum in Paris.
Ingrid: (slow) Il est possible d'aller voir les œuvres d'art de Claude Monet au musée d'Orsay à Paris
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Ingrid: Paul Cézanne
Jason: Paul Cézanne, a post-impressionist painter
Ingrid: (slow) Paul Cézanne (regular) Paul Cézanne
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Paul Cézanne
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Paul Cezanne was a post-impressionist painter, and his work is considered as a link between the Impressionism and the cubism trends. He lived between the end of the 19th and the early 20th century.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) Un des tableaux célèbres de Cezanne est "le panier de pommes".
Jason: One of Cezanne’s most famous paintings is called "Basket of apples".
Ingrid: (slow) Un des tableaux célèbres de Cezanne est "le panier de pommes"
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Ingrid: Henri Matisse
Jason: Henri Matisse, a painter and sculptor
Ingrid: (slow) Henri Matisse (regular) Henri Matisse
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Henri Matisse
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Henri Matisse is a painter who lived between the 19th and 20th century. He was the leader of the "fauvism" painting trend and his main rival and friend was Pablo Picasso.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) Un des plus célèbres tableaux d'Henri Matisse est le "Luxe, calme et volupté", et est exposé au musée d'Orsay à Paris
Jason: One of Henri Matisse's most famous paintings is called “Luxury, Calm and Pleasure”, and is exhibited in the Orsay museum in Paris.
Ingrid: (slow) Un des plus célèbres tableaux d'Henri Matisse est le "luxe, calme et volupté", et est exposé au musée d'Orsay à Paris
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Ingrid: Serge Gainsbourg
Jason: Serge Gainsbourg, a painter turned singer-songwriter
Ingrid: (slow) Serge Gainsbourg (regular) Serge Gainsbourg
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Serge Gainsbourg
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Serge Gainsbourg is one of the most talented French artists. He was first a painter before becoming a popular singer and songwriter. He wrote famous provocative songs like "Je t'aime moi non plus", a duet sung with the iconic Brigitte Bardot.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) L'ancienne maison de Serge Gainsbourg existe toujours et est devenue un lieu de pèlerinage pour ses fans.
Jason: The former house of Serge Gainsbourg still exists, and has become a place of pilgrimage for his fans.
Ingrid: (slow) L'ancienne maison de Serge Gainsbourg existe toujours et est devenue un lieu de pèlerinage pour ses fans
Jason: Okay, what’s the last word?
Ingrid: Philippe Stark
Jason: Philippe Stark, a famous designer
Ingrid: (slow) Philippe Stark (regular) Philippe Stark
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Philippe Stark
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Philippe Stark is a famous designer who is still active today, designing things such as furniture, watches, and even buildings.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) Il y a beaucoup de restaurants décorés par Stark en France
Jason: There are many restaurants designed by Stark in France
Ingrid: (slow) Il y a beaucoup de restaurants décorés par Stark en France
QUIZ
Jason: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Ingrid will give you the French – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Ingrid: Claude Monet
[pause]Jason: Claude Monet, an impressionist painter
Ingrid: Paul Cézanne
[pause]Jason: Paul Cézanne, a post-impressionist painter
Ingrid: Henri Matisse
[pause]Jason: Henri Matisse, a painter and sculptor
Ingrid: Serge Gainsbourg
[pause]Jason: Serge Gainsbourg, a painter turned singer-songwriter
Ingrid: Philippe Stark
[pause]Jason: Philippe Stark, a famous designer

Outro

Jason: There you have it – 5 French artists! We have more vocab lists available at FrenchPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Do you know any other famous French artist?

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Monday at 04:59 PM
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Bonjour Daria,

Merci pour ton commentaire ! À bientôt !


Marion

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Daria
Sunday at 03:37 AM
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Joe Cipriano, Manet and Monet both painted "Le déjeuner sur l'herbe".

FrenchPod, you wasn't wrong.

FrenchPod101.com
Wednesday at 10:13 PM
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Bonjour Renoir-Jacques,


Merci pour votre commentaire.

En effet, Renoir a peint de véritables chefs d’œuvres !


Bonne journée

Marie Alice

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Renoir-Jacques Magloire
Sunday at 08:58 AM
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Yes Renoir was a very great painter

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Tuesday at 11:11 PM
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Bonjour Joe !


You are absolutely right ! Déjeuner sur l'herbe was painted by Edouard Manet !

Sorry for this mistake !


Thank you for your comment !

Marie Alice

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Joe Cipriano
Tuesday at 02:30 AM
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Are you sure that Dejeuner sur l'herbe was painted by Monet. I thought Manet painted it.