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  • De vs du, de la, des
  • Beaujolais nouveau : Plus piquette !
  • Dans le cadre de
  • Perfect Participle
  • Tourist Office - B2 Writing Challenge
  • épater - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

De, du, de la des: Description vs Possession

De vs du, de la, des
Sometimes the choice between de and du, de la, des is simply a question of whether you're describing a noun or indicating a possessor.

Beaujolais nouveau : Plus piquette !

Beaujolais nouveau
The third Thursday in November is nearly here once again with its (in)famous young wine. Is it really so bad as some say?

Dans le cadre de

Dans le cadre de
Learning how to use the French expression dans le cadre is within the scope of this lesson.

Tourist Office - B2 Writing Challenge

Tourist Office
Practice your French translation and writing skills with this B2-level writing challenge:
   Welcome to Bordeaux's Tourist Office
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Perfect Participle

French perfect participle
When one thing leads to another, you can use the French perfect participle (ayant mangé, étant parti) to talk about the first action. In English, this construction is very stilted, so it's usually loosely translated into more idiomatic phrasing.

Mot du jour

mot-du-jour-typewriters
Today's mot du jour is épater. Support Lawless French to read the lesson.

Holidays and events

Holidays
Features related to holidays and events in the French-speaking world:
Plus some celebratory expressions:

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