Updated: Jul 20
Watching Lupin to improve your French? Use this information to help you while watching this Netflix series. Learn vocabulary and the history behind the series. Improve your French by following our strategies for learning with TV shows. Amusez-vous bien!
Here are some helpful vocabulary words to learn in order to discuss the popular Netflix series Lupin.
cambrioleur/voleur - thief
piège - trap
balancer - to denounce or report someone
déguisements - costumes, disguises
oseille, pognon, fric - money
tromper, niquer - to trick, to deceive
pincer, coincer - to catch someone who has committed a crime
la paperasse - paperwork
flic, gendarme, policier - police officer
Practice writing some sentences with these words. When you hear one of these words in the show, repeat the sentence aloud and write it down to help you remember it.
Dive deeper into the cultural background and history of this Netflix series. Have you heard of the Arsène Lupin novels before?
Arsène Lupin novels
Buy them to read: Amazon.com : Arsène lupin in french
Read the research: Arsène Lupin - Book Series In Order
Maurice LeBlanc - author of the book series
L’immigration en France du Sénégal
le Collier de la Reine
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