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  • Passive Constructions
  • Marie Curie
  • Faire le pont
  • Easter
  • Present Tense Quiz: Poissons d'avril
  • bicher - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Passive Constructions

French passive constructions
The best-known passive construction is the passive voice, which has a verb performing on a subject (e.g., he is seen). But did you know that French has three other passive constructions that are just as important to recognize and use?

Marie Curie

Marie Curie
Work on your French listening comprehension with this pop-up book about Marie Curie narrated by children.

Faire le pont

Faire le pont
You don't need a long weekend to read this lesson on the French expression faire le pont.


French Easter vocubulary
In 2021, Easter is on 4 April, and the week immediately preceding Easter (Sunday to Saturday) is called Holy Week. Here's all the French vocabulary you need to celebrate this Christian period of renewal.

Poissons d'avril - Present Tense Quiz

Poissons d'avril
Test yourself on the French present tense with this fill-in-the-blanks quiz:

   Les poissons d'avril

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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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