How to be Parisian with Claire-Lise (Vivre à la parisienne avec Claire-Lise)
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Ever wondered what it would be like to move to Paris? Claire-Lise gives us an insider’s look into French work culture, what it takes to work in one of France’s hardest (male-dominated) jobs, and the best things about living in Paris.


  • What was Claire-Lise’s life like growing up? [01:09]
  • Unique names like Claire-Lise (and Shade 😂) [04:24]
  • What is an actuarial scientist? [06:27]
  • The best things about living in Paris [10:41]
  • The best places to eat in Paris (according to a local) [12:22]
  • French work culture [13:16]
  • How Claire-Lise met her husband [17:52]
  • How to learn English as a native French speaker [19:02]
  • Insider tips for moving to Paris and making friends in France [20:43]


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Host: Shade Souc

Producer: Michelle Teo

Translator: Eden Rebora Mourier

Sound: Paul Candau

Creative Storytelling: Sarah Ayres

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