Passé simple

Passé simpleThe passé simple is a single-word past tense, equivalent to English's simple past. However, the passé simple is a literary tense and is thus limited to formal writing, such as literature (including children's books), journalism, and historical accounts.





Adjective Types

French adjectivesAn adjective is something like "a word that describes a noun." If asked to name some adjectives, you might come up with words like small, pretty, and blue - in other words, descriptive adjectives. But did you know that there are many other types of adjectives as well?


un gilet

GiletMot du jourThe normally innocuous word gilet is all over the news lately, so today's Lawless French intermediate-advanced French word of the day is free!


Home and Furniture

French home and furniture vocabulary
Home is where the heart is - not to mention the refrigerator, computer, and bed. Learn French vocabulary related to your home and furniture.