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  • Il y a un monstre sous mon lit !
  • Inversion
  • Merci d'avance
  • Indefinite Adjectives
  • Conditional Quiz
  • éternuer - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Il y a un monstre sous mon lit !

Practice your French listening comprehension with this conversation between a scared little boy and his dad.


French inversion
The normal word order in French and English is subject + verb, as in vous êtes - "you are." Both languages also have what is known as inversion, where the verb and subject pronoun switch places, resulting in êtes-vous - "are you." In English, inversion is used only to ask questions, but in French it has several different purposes.

Merci d'avance

Merci d'avance
Thanks in advance for reading this lesson on the French expression merci d'avance.

Mes vacances idéales - Conditional Quiz

Test yourself on the French conditional with this cloze passage:

Mes vacances idéales

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Indefinite Adjectives

French indefinite adjectives
Indefinite adjectives like certains, divers, and quelques describe nouns in a general or non-specific way. Many indefinite adjectives indicate a vague quantity.

Mot du jour

Today's mot du jour is éternuer. 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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