It’s la Rentrée and that also means return of your favourite TV shows on TV5MONDE this autumn!
TV5MONDE, the international French Language TV channel available via Sky 796, Virgin 825 and Téléfrance.co.uk is bringing you some great new TV series to kick off September in style. All films, drama and entertainment come with English subtitles (or a choice of English OR French for Sky viewers) to help you if you need it. Go to the new English language website for TV5MONDE for programme listings and more plus sign up to a monthly e-newsletter from TV5MONDE UK and be the first to hear about new programmes and top picks – sign up here
Coming up in September we see the return of new series of two hugely popular drama series, Chérif and Un Village Français and a reality TV series following a failing football team Les Héros du gazon!
Hit police crime drama Chérif returns for Season 2 after the massive success of season 1 – watched by 4.2 million French viewers! Following the lives of Capitaine Kader Cherif of Lyon’s Brigade Criminelle who lives for his and his job is his life… However, his new police partner, Capitaine Adeline Briard, is annoyed by his style and sparks continue to fly as they grow closer in this new instalment of this popular drama. Mondays at 5:40pm starting 5th September.
Also in Sept don’t miss Season 6 of Un Village Français following the lives of a group of villagers now in the era of The Liberation of Paris – Starring Audrey Fleurot star of the successful film Intouchables. Fridays at 8pm starting 9th September.
And brand new for TV5MONDE – a reality TV series following a failing football team! Les Héros du gazon / The Astroturf heroes! With 153 goals let in the net for the 2014-2015 season the RFC Yvoir B is at the bottom of the league, in an attempt to remedy this situation the club asks for help from the former “Red Devil” coach Leo Van der Elst… one hell of a human and sporting adventure awaits! Sundays at 6:10pm starting 4th September.
TV5MONDE also offers a vast range of totally free language learning tools, resources and clips to assist people who want to learn or improve their French, no subscription just visit the links below! There’s something for all levels and even a news magazine 7 jours sur la planète shown Saturday mornings at 10am on the channel then placed online for free for the next 14 days, this programme whilst a stand-alone news report entirely in French is also designed for non-native speakers and comes with teaching and learning ideas, transcripts and more online to accompany the programme every Saturday. Watch 7 jours online for free here
Teachers have a look here for more information on how TV5MONDE can be used in the classroom – and get original material to inspire your students http://enseigner.tv5monde.com/
Learners have a look here for interactive exercises, test your French level and much more – http://apprendre.tv5monde.com/en
And don’t forget – click here for TV5MONDE English website for 14 day programme listings and more plus sign up to the TV5MONDE UK monthly e-newsletter and be the first to hear about new programme and top picks – sign up here