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  • Toucher du bois
  • Weights + Measures
  • Quiz: Verbs with à vs de
  • Subjunctive-Inducing Conjunctions
  • Ollioules et sa Fête de l'Olivier
  • houleux - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

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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Subjunctive with Conjunctions

French subjunctive
Many French conjunctions and conjunctive phrases require the subjunctive, notably those which link cause and effect.

Ollioules et sa Fête de l'Olivier

Fête de l'Olivier
Pour certains, le mois d'octobre signifie Halloween, mais dans le Sud de la France, il y a une célébration qui est, à mon avis, beaucoup plus intéressante : la Fête de l'Olivier, à Ollioules.

Mot du jour

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houleux

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Holidays and events

Holidays
Features related to upcoming holidays and events in the French-speaking world.

Plus some celebratory expressions:

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