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  • Expressions with mauvais
  • Depuis vs Il y a
  • Toucher du bois
  • Weights + Measures
  • Quiz: Verbs with à vs de
  • alléchant - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Mauvais Expressions

French expressions with mauvais
The French word mauvais can be an adjective or noun and is found in many expressions. Learn how to say unhealthy, faulty connection, bad seed, and more with this list of expressions with mauvais.

Depuis vs Il y a

Depuis vs Il y a
When talking about something that happened in the past, the correct verb tense isn't always enough - sometimes you need a temporal expression to state just when it happened. The most common French temporal expressions are depuis and il y a, and they are not interchangeable.

Toucher du bois

Je touche du bois
Your French will get just a little better if you read this lesson on the expression toucher du bois, knock on wood.

Weights and Measures

Weights and measures in French
Like most of the world, the French use the metric system for weights and measures. Here are the main units as well as a converter so you can find out the Imperial equivalents.

Verbs with à vs de Quiz

Class reunion
Test yourself on verbs with prepositions in this fill-in-the-blanks exercise:

La Réunion

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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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