French Songs

Battling Joe – French Pop Song

Battling Joe - French Pop Song


Learn French with Anne and this pop song, called Battling Joe by Yves Montand

We’re listening to a song about boxing today. Yves Montand is telling us the story about Battling Joe, a young miner’s son who became a big star for a very short time.

In the worksheet – 9 pages

  • whole song
  • translation
  • when TO BE means AVOIR
  • when to use the passé simple, the literary past
  • practice

Song excerpt - Transcribe the song yourself first

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Related: Song Vocabulary . Music terms . Sports terms . Other song about sports .

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