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  • Substitute que
  • À l'hôtel
  • Adjective Agreement Quiz
  • C'est-à-dire
  • How are you? Fine.
  • dompter - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Substitute que

French conjunction que
There's a way to use the subordinating conjunction que that isn't often taught in school: as a substitute for another conjunction. This usage is neither informal nor unusual, but it is limited to a specific construction and for a specific reason.

À l'hôtel

À l'hôtel
Listen to this short dialog between a hotel receptionist and a customer checking in.

Adjective Agreement Quiz: Mes meilleurs amis

Best friends
Test yourself on French adjective agreement with this fill-in-the-blanks exercise:

   Mes meilleurs amis

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The French expression c'est-à-dire is essential - that is, very useful.

How are you? Fine.

How are you? Fine. French pleasantries
Before you dive into a conversation, it's nice to exchange a few pleasantries. Greetings are first, of course, and then if you know the person, it's typical to ask how they are.

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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