Ready for some advanced French?

Introducing La Vérité éclate toujours, a podcast series with companion online course aimed at advanced learners of French. In each chapter of this brand new season, you’ll build your understanding, master complex grammar and learn to read French as it’s written for native speakers.

Free podcasts

La Vérité éclate toujours is a crime drama, told over 40 episodes. In each episode of the podcast you'll hear a chapter of the audiobook read by author and expert native French speaker Pierre-Benoît. He's joined by his cohost, teacher Mark, and together they'll explain the story in English.

Note that La Vérité éclate toujours episodes are not published on the main Coffee Break French feed. The podcast feed for this series will be published soon.

Access the full course

If you'd like to get the most out of La Vérité éclate toujours then why not purchase access to our support materials in the Coffee Break Academy?

For each chapter you'll get access to the written materials which include annotated texts with vocabulary and grammar explanations. You'll also enjoy many hours of additional audio content in which Pierre-Benoît and Mark discuss the words and phrases used in the text.
The course will become available when the podcast episodes begin.

Coming soon...

The course is now available.

La Vérité éclate toujours launches on Monday 1st June at 6:00pm UK time.

Podcast feeds

Remember, La Vérité éclate toujours is a separate podcast from the rest of the Coffee Break French content. This means you’ll have to subscribe (for free) to a different podcast feed in order to receive all the lessons. You can access the podcast on your computer, tablet or phone using the appropriate links below.

Premium course

In addition to the free podcast feed for La Vérité éclate toujours, we also provide a premium version of the materials. This includes the written version of each chapter with an annotated version, providing notes on the grammar and vocabulary used. In addition we provide audio materials for each lesson in which Pierre-Benoît and Mark discuss in detail all aspects of the language featured in each lesson.

Here's a sneak preview...

La Vérite éclate toujours is an audio course, but here’s Pierre-Benoît with a sneak preview of part of chapter 1. This will give you an idea of the level of language used in this course.

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If you’d like to be notified as soon as the course is available, enter your details below. 

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