For the first time in Radio Laurier history, we will be working with the students from FR240: Media and the News in French to create French language programming for students and community members at Laurier to listen to.
Sit back and relax with your favourite drink or snack and celebrate French and Francophone culture with original programming created by this fantastic group of individuals.
Tune in weekly on Friday’s to some fantastic Francophone and French culture programming, ranging from interviews with artists, conversations amongst the students and biographical pieces on filmmakers, musicians and more.
Listen live weekly on Friday’s at 1pm.
Francophone Friday's - Ep. 9
Apr 9, 2021 • 00:12:44
Dans une émission française récent de Netflix qui s’appelle The Hookup Plan, une femme parisian, Elsa, ne peut pas oublier son ex. Donc, ces amies décident de l’aider avec un rendez-vous avec un pute. Un plan qui a un peu trop bien fonctionné. On parle des aspects français de l’émission…
Francophone Friday's - Ep. 8
Apr 2, 2021 • 00:22:18
Hi everyone! This week on the episode of francophone Fridays, the three of us (Jess, Jenni, and Amber) will be interviewing David Thibault, a French Canadian artist. He originally got recognized as an Elvis Presley impersonator but grew to be his own creative artist. A humble, kind québécois who is…
Francophone Friday's - Ep. 7
Mar 26, 2021 • 00:19:44
Cette semaine, dans l’émission Francophone Friday, Angélique, Ania, Emma et Maxime reçoivent Frédéric Giguère, le célèbre Alumni du programme de français de Laurier, pour discuter de l’utilisation fluide du français et de l’anglais dans le rap québécois! This week, in Francophone Friday, Angélique, Ania, Emma and Maxime interview Frédéric Giguère, the…
Francophone Friday's - Ep. 6
Mar 19, 2021 • 00:10:55
During this podcast, we will discuss the importance of preserving French as a mother tongue and see why some people don’t learn French and how learning a new language as an adult can be difficult. By using different celebrities as examples of media representation we will discuss and compare entirely…
Francophone Friday's - Ep. 5
Mar 12, 2021 • 00:18:54
In this show, we will be discussing the Carnival of Québec! This event brings culture, history and traditions to the lives of people all over Québec, as well as in different parts of Canada. We will also discuss how the 2021 Carnaval will be taking place and which traditions will…
Francophone Friday's - Ep. 4
Feb 26, 2021 • 00:19:28
This week’s episode of Francophone Fridays is a discussion of Netflix’s Lupin and its unprecedented international success as a French series. Join Amanda, Anna, Jessica and Marina as they discuss the history of Lupin and contributing factors to its success, including the representation of minorities within the cast, quarantine keeping…
Francophone Friday's - Ep. 3
Feb 12, 2021 • 00:16:43
On this week’s editions of Francophone Friday’s, four Wilfrid Laurier students will be discussing the MyFrenchFilmFestival, a festival that celebrates the works of young francophone directors as well as the festival’s connection to francophone culture. Each student will discuss a different film within a specific genre and examine how that…
Francophone Friday's - Ep. 2
Feb 5, 2021 • 00:12:52
On this week’s edition of Francophone Friday, four Wilfrid Laurier students will be discussing Quebecois hip hop, and the connection between language and cultural expression in Quebec. The group will touch on the beginning of Quebecois hip hop in the early 1990s, and explore how the music has both changed,…
Francophone Friday's - Ep. 1: L’apprentissage à travers les médias
Jan 29, 2021 • 00:15:06
Tune in to listen to Teresa, Joanna, Caroline and Julia talk to two French teachers about the differences between full French vs. immersion programs and the integration of French media in classroom settings! They also discuss the challenges that the pandemic has presented to learning in French. Plus, an added…