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  • Here and There
  • Devoir
  • Recto verso
  • Pronunciation: un
  • Possessives Quiz
  • le trac - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Here and There

French here and there
French has two opposing families of words that indicate location: the ci family and the family. These base units are found in a variety of words with various functions, including ici / là (adverbs), voici / voilà (presentatives), and ceci / cela (pronouns).

Devoir - must, to have to

Devoir - French verb
Devoir is a very common French verb with irregular conjugations and an unusual relationship to some of its English equivalents. Devoir has several meanings related to obligation, supposition, and expectation.

Recto verso

This lesson on the French expression recto verso isn't long enough to print on both sides of a sheet of paper.


French nasal pronunciation
The nasal U is represented by the IPA symbol [œ̃] and is pronounced [eu(n)].

Nos voisins et nous - Possessives Quiz

Test yourself on possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns with this fill-in-the-blanks quiz:
   Nos voisins et nous
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Mot du jour

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

Holidays and events

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

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