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  • Expressions with bien
  • Pronominal Verb Agreement
  • Avoir le cafard
  • Être Verbs Quiz
  • Descriptions
  • détraqué - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Bien Expressions

French expressions with bien
The French adverb bien literally means "well" or "good" and is found in a variety of idiomatic expressions. Learn how to say really, good talker, we'll see, and more with this list of expressions with bien.

Agreement with Pronominal Verbs

French agreement with pronominal verbs
All pronominal verbs are être verbs in compound tenses and moods like the passé composé, which means that the past participles must agree with their subjects - at least in theory. In fact, it's not quite so straightforward.

Avoir le cafard

Avoir le cafard
This lesson on the idiomatic French expression avoir le cafard is not at all depressing.

Être Verbs Quiz

City at night
Test yourself on passé composé with être in this fill-in-the-blanks exercise:

Une soirée mouvementée

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Descriptions in French
Setting up an online dating profile, talking to friends about someone you met, bragging about a new baby, and telling the police about a suspect have one thing in common: physical descriptions. Learn all the French vocabulary you need to describe the most common physical characteristics.

Mot du jour



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Holidays and events

Features related to upcoming holidays and events in the French-speaking world.

Plus some celebratory expressions:

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