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katia and kyliemac original version (VO)
Country Australia and Mid-West America collide in Paris in the Katia and Kyliemac podcast! Twice a week they laugh about their adventures and share their unique perspective on the expat life in France
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DATE: Wed, 29 Sep 2010
SIZE: 46.2 MB
k&k episode 376 - the one where they talk about learning english with friends... and stuff...
We continue our conversation with the charming PH (of Comité de la Claque and Green Paradise) in episode 376, and chat about learning English: what his teachers were like at school (and the importance of good teachers), his motivation for learning the language, the different anglo countries he has visited (and he shares with us some unique methods for learning the language) and the various experiences he had in these countries. This episode was brought to you by the word "des ami(e)s" (friends).
DATE: Sun, 26 Sep 2010
SIZE: 45.1 MB
k&k episode 375 - the one where they talk comedy and comité de la claque... and stuff...
We're delighted to welcome PH of Comité de la Claque and Green Paradise into the studio for episode 375! We talk about his career as a professional comedian and writer, as well as what is coming up for Comité de la Claque, and talk at length about the differences between French humour and other types of comedy around the world. This episode was brought to you by the word "une claque" (a slap).
DATE: Wed, 22 Sep 2010
SIZE: 48.1 MB
k&k episode 374 - the one where the discuss the finer points of volcano kicking... and stuff...
We've still got the tasy Frog in the studio for episode 374, where he tells us about his recent trip to Iceland (hot springs, camping and lava fields), he gives us a most fantabulous present and we talk about naming babies and planets. We then get into a very deep conversation about cross-national intercultural relationships beyond French/Anglo relationships and our "solid entity" where we "all agree with each other" in the our anglo experience in France, and Frog asks us if all anglos (being from different parts of the world) really do have all that much in common beyond our shared experience and language in France. Our heads are exploding. Are yours? This episode was brought to you by the word "un volcan" (a volcano).
DATE: Sun, 19 Sep 2010
SIZE: 36.0 MB
k&k episode 373 - the one where they try to work out a name... and stuff...
We're rather ridiculously excited to have Frog on the show for episode 373, and between hostessing faux pas and beaver talk, we spend a considerable amount of time discussing potential names for the new studio and sources of irritation. This episode was brought to you by the word "une hôte" (a hostess).
DATE: Wed, 15 Sep 2010
SIZE: 37.1 MB
k&k episode 372 - the one where they talk about absinthe and trying to find non-boring things to do... and stuff...
In episode 372 Kylie tells us about a recent and rather exciting absinthe-drinking adventure, we chat about the journée du patrimoine (heritage day) and how difficult it has been for us to find something interesting to do, Katia talks about living a more "French experience" since her move, then we chat about French Masterchef! This episode was brought to you by the word "une fée" (a fairy).
DATE: Sun, 12 Sep 2010
SIZE: 40.6 MB
k&k episode 371 - the one where they talk about couchsurfing and german weddings... and stuff...
In episode 371, whilst eating m&ms (of course), we talk about celebrating Kylie's birthday, and meeting up with a couple of k&k listeners! We discuss the bribe Katiefornia brought us in her bid to get her submission chosen as the new name of the studio, and the fact that Sir Peter rode his bike to Paris, all the way from Oxford, and had some very interesting couchsurfing experiences. Katia also talks about a bicultural French-German wedding she attended in Hamburg over the summer, as well as some of the interesting people she met and experiences she had there! This episode was brought to you by the word "allemagne" (Germany).
DATE: Wed, 08 Sep 2010
SIZE: 42.0 MB
k&k episode 370 - the one where they remember what they were going to talk about... and stuff...
In episode 370 we manage to recover from our temporary memory lapse and remember what we were supposed to announce - the installation of the new studio! We chat about potential names for the new studio, as well as Katia's new apartment and moving adventures, then get very excited about a recent excursion to the Marché aux Puces de Vanves. This episode was brought to you by the phrase "un marché aux puces" (a flea market).
DATE: Sun, 05 Sep 2010
SIZE: 53.5 MB
k&k episode 369 - the one where they're surprised Kylie made it back in one piece... kindof... and stuff...
We're back from our summer break in episode 369, and Kylie tells us all about her trip back to the US - meeting up with listeners, sneaking into national monuments, hanging out with the 'rents, catching up with old friends, drinking mysterious concoctions, jumping out of planes and doing some deep-lake diving, enjoying lame-o beaches and more! This episode was brought to you by the word "un artichaut" (an artichoke).
DATE: Thu, 02 Sep 2010
SIZE: 47.4 MB
k&k episode 368 - the one where they talk about the ins and outs of intercultural relationships... and stuff...
The k&k summer series continues with the adorable SarahTexasSarah in episode 368! In this episode we get into the nitty gritty of intercultural relationships, what it's like to date someone outside of your culture and the differences in the way you interact. We tackle the always entertaining topic of dating in France, we consider the definition of dating, and we swap tales of cultural confusion and hilarity! This episode was brought to you by the phrase "sortir avec" (to date).
DATE: Sun, 29 Aug 2010
SIZE: 52.3 MB
k&k episode 367 - the one where they talk about culture shock, reverse culture shock and everything in between... and stuff...
We continue our summer series with a really interesting and touching episode we recorded a month ago with Tracey & Pierrick for episode 367! We chat with them about their adventure in moving to Australia - what it's been like for Pierrick to live in another country, and the different culture shock experiences he's had, and what it's been like for Tracey to return to her home country after spending a few years living in France. This episode was brought to you by the word "australie" (Australia).
DATE: Wed, 25 Aug 2010
SIZE: 34.2 MB
k&k episode 366 UNPLUGGED - the one where they talk parks, notebooks and dinner companions... and stuff...
In episode 366 we continue with the UNPLUGGED action and sit in the park, bash Australia a bit, make a confession, talk about a potential showdown and discuss some more very problematic yet highly hilarious Would You Rathers. This episode was brought to you by the word "un carnet" (a notebook).
DATE: Sun, 22 Aug 2010
SIZE: 63.6 MB
k&k episode 365 - the one where they talk all about education... and stuff...
We continue our summer series of interesting guests in episode 365 with an episode we recorded a few months ago with Axel and Michelle (of Paris Urban Adventures and Gadabout World)! We talk at great length about the most fascinating topic of education and the differences in schools, teaching styles and learning styles around the world. This episode was brought to you by the word "apprendre" (to learn).
DATE: Wed, 18 Aug 2010
SIZE: 35.8 MB
k&k episode 364 UNPLUGGED - the one where they do ikea and hasselhoff... and stuff...
You've got more k&k UNPLUGGED for your money in episode 364 as we continue playing Would You Rather, talk about movies and go to Ikea. This episode was brought to you by the word "une croisière" (a cruise).
DATE: Sun, 15 Aug 2010
SIZE: 40.8 MB
k&k episode 363 - the one where they talk about clichés and French comedy... and stuff...
In episode 363 we're pleased to present a special episode we recorded with Stephen Clarke a few months ago! We get to chatting about many and various things - what makes a cliché a cliché, the differences between the French and English styles of humour, whether the French are rude or not, whether the customer is always right, how to get what you want in France, drinking habits, French cinema and French comedy. This episode was brought to you by the word "impoli(e)" (rude, impolite).
DATE: Wed, 11 Aug 2010
SIZE: 35.4 MB
k&k episode 362 UNPLUGGED - the one where they do happy hour and discuss underwear... and stuff...
There's more UNPLUGGED action in episode 362 with some exciting Would You Rather conundrums, we chat about happy hour, we discuss genie pants and underwear, and Kylie gives us a movie promise update. This episode was brought to you by the word "une bestiole" (a bug).
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Recent Comments for katia and kyliemac original...
Just found them, love them!
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Funny, engaging, infectious (in a nice way). These women always deliver. And you might learn a thing or two (or more) along the way.
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