French Residential's advent calendar!


Did your New Year's Resolution to improve your French fall by the wayside? Well it's not too late yet!

Follow our advent calendar throughout December as each day we unveil a Christmas-themed video. We have songs, comedy, recipes and more to get you in the mood for all things festive, à la française !

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It's Christmas morning, so it just remains for us to post this last video of Tino Rossi singing France's best loved Christmas song and to wish you a joyeux Noël from French Residential!


Come sit with us around the table for le Réveillon - there'll be food, gifts and family politics, with some laughs along the way!


The French will eat their most important meal tomorrow (24th) and as you might expect there are some extraordinary things on the menu!



Another comedy sketch today - what would happen if your ex hadn't told your ex-inlaws about the divorce? Awkward!


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In today's video Géraldine gives us the run down on Christmas greetings and messages...


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We're on the home straight to Christmas and today we have some comedy with Norman. . .


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To complete your French themed Christmas, you'll be needing one of these on the table. . .


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Today's video finds out what Christmas means to the French these days. . .


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Fed up with Christmas pudding? Try something very different this year for guaranteed ooh là làs around the table. . .


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You know the tune, now learn the lyrics in French!


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What would happen if le Père Noël didn't have his driving licence in time for his Christmas deliveries?

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Yes, French Christmas is different! But how?

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If you have put up your Christmas tree and want to sing a song of appreciation, it's time to learn the French version of this classic!

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A classic French delicacy gets a Christmas makeover in today's advent offering.

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Learn how to create laughs this Christmas with Le Bureau  de l'Humour - it's a very serious business!

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A slap-up French gastronomic Christmas dinner for only 10€ per person? Ça sent bon !

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Are you thinking about decorating the outside of your house this Christmas? Here's some inspiration for you!

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Settle down class!

It's time to learn some more French Christmas vocabulary. . .

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For today's advent offering, French legend Johnny Hallyday sings us a song of a Noël Interdit...

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More comedy today, with this video on Christmas shopping for the family. Don't forget the mother-in-law!

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Here's a novel idea for your Christmas apéro or drinks party finger food. Bon appétit !

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Christmas markets take place all over France. In todays video, we discover the celebrated Marché de Noël in Strasbourg . . .

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Do you know your guirlande from your traîneau? Today we go back to basics with some festive French vocabulary.

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It's day two of our advent calendar and today Barbara sings us a song about a bitter-sweet Christmas. . .

Hurrah! The French Residential Advent Calendar begins today!

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To Kick things off, here is a video with French comedian Cyprien. He shares with us some of his Christmas highs and Lo Ho Hos. . .

No peaking! We will post each day in December, so come back later to see what we have in store for you!

All the images in this article are in the public domain.

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Comments: 1
  • #1

    Barbara Jenkins (Thursday, 19 November 2020 08:53)

    Merci. Vivement Décembre!
    Avez vous des cours Français en ligne - apart de un sur un? Je cherche une classe de conversation.
    Barbara Jenkkns