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  • Un quart d'heure
  • Silent Letters
  • Beginning and Intermediate Readers
  • Bon vs Bien
  • Verb Mood
  • Crêpe Day
  • chuchoter - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Un quart d'heure

Un quart d'heure
It might take you un petit quart d'heure to read this lesson on the French expression un quart d'heure.

Silent Letters

French silent letters
French has a lot of silent letters, which can make pronunciation and spelling exasperating—at least until you learn the rules and patterns to these sneaky non-sounds.

Beginning and Intermediate French Readers

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Beginning- and intermediate-level readers to help you improve your French reading comprehension.

Bon vs Bien

Bon vs bien
The French words bon and bien can be tricky for French students because they both belong to three different parts of speech (adjectives, adverbs, nouns) and have similar meanings. This is a good lesson that will get you well on your way to understanding the difference.

Verb Mood

French verb mood
Verb mood is all about the 'tude; that is, the speaker's attitude about the verb, whether it's a fact, an opinion, a command, or a possibility.

Chandeleur, Jour des crêpes

Crêpe Day
La Chandeleur, le 2 février, est une fête catholique qui commémore la purification de la Vierge Marie et la présentation de l'enfant Jésus. En France, elle s'appelle également la Fête de la Lumière et le jour des crêpes.

Mot du jour

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Today's mot du jour is chuchoter. Support Lawless French to read the lesson.

Holidays and events

Holidays
Features related to holidays and events in the French-speaking world.
Plus some celebratory expressions:

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