Aesop's Fables
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Aesop's Fables
 
 

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with fables by famous French author La Fontaine,
inspired from Aesop's fables

My selection of fables, read by native speakers, is a fantastic way to improve your French language skills while enjoying timeless tales with valuable lessons. Based on the famous fables of Jean de la Fontaine, inspired of Aesop's tales, my audiobooks offer an entertaining and engaging way to enhance your listening and comprehension skills. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced learner, these fables will inspire you to reflect on the human condition and to learn valuable life lessons.

 

 
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LE CORBEAU ET LE RENARD + Quiz

Jean de LA FONTAINE

The Fox and the Crow is a fable by Jean de la Fontaine. In the fable, a crow has found a piece of cheese and retired to a branch to eat it. A fox, wanting it for himself, start flattering the crow...

 

LE LIÈVRE ET LA TORTUE + Quiz

Jean de LA FONTAINE

The Tortoise and the Hare tells the story of a Hare who ridicules a slow-moving Tortoise. Tired of the Hare's boastful behaviour, the Tortoise challenges him to a race...

 

LA CIGALE ET LA FOURMI + Quiz

Jean de LA FONTAINE

The Ant and the Grasshopper describes how a hungry grasshopper begs for food from an ant when winter comes and is refused...

 

LE LOUP ET L'AGNEAU

Jean de LA FONTAINE

The Wolf and the Lamb tells the story of a wolf that comes upon a lamb and, in order to justify taking its life, accuses it of various misdemeanours, all of which the lamb proves to be impossible. 

 

LE CHÊNE ET LE ROSEAU

Jean de LA FONTAINE

The Oak and the Reed describes the contrasting behaviour of an oak, which trusts in its strength to withstand the storm and is blown over, and a reed that 'bends with the wind' and so survives.

 

LA POULE AUX ŒUFS D'OR

Jean de LA FONTAINE

The Hen and the Golden Eggs tells the story of a hen, that laid a golden egg everyday, and its unsatisfied master, willing to find a way to become even richer.

 

LE RAT DES VILLES ET LE RAT DES CHAMPS

Jean de LA FONTAINE

The Town Rat and the Country Rat tells the story a country rat that invites a country rat home. But their delicious meal is soon disturbed by dogs...

 

LE POT DE TERRE ET LE POT DE FER

Jean de LA FONTAINE

The Clay Pot and the Iron Pot tells the story of an iron pot that proposes a journey together to a clay pot, which is only persuaded by the stronger pot's offer to protect him.

 

LA GRENOUILLE QUI SE VEUT FAIRE AUSSI GROSSE QUE LE BŒUF

Jean de LA FONTAINE

The Frog that Wished to be as Big as the Ox tells the story of a frog that tries to inflate itself to the size of an ox, but bursts in the attempt...