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  • Avoir le cafard
  • Être Verbs Quiz
  • Descriptions
  • Penser
  • Object Pronoun Placement
  • vachard - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

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.

Penser - to think

Penser - to think
The regular -er verb penser, "to think," is ubiquitous and very useful, but can also be a little tricky when it comes to prepositions (penser à vs penser de).

Object Pronoun Placement

French object pronoun placement
The placement of object, reflexive, and adverbial pronouns depends on which of the four main verb constructions they're used with.

Bilingual Dictionary Tips

Bilingual dictionary
Helpful tips on getting the most out of a bilingual dictionary.

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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