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  • Impersonal Orders
  • Origine du Carnaval
  • Mardi Gras Vocab
  • Et patati et patata
  • B1 Writing Challenge
  • TI Pronounciation
  • (un) phare - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Impersonal Orders

French impersonal orders
The French infinitive is commonly used in writing to give orders in an impersonal way to unknown recipients.

Origine du Carnaval

Origine du carnaval
Learn about Carnaval and Mardi Gras in this cute, animated video.

Mardi Gras

Mardi gras vocabulary
Mardi Gras is an annual celebration of extravagance and (over)indulgence before Lent. Because Mardi Gras, literally "Fat Tuesday," is tied to Easter, the date changes every year.

Et patati et patata

Et patati et patata
This is a useful, interesting, fun, blah blah lesson on the French interjection et patati et patata.

Going to Montpellier - Writing Challenge

Practice your French translation and writing skills with this B1-level writing challenge:

Going to Montpellier

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The letter combination ti is one of the most variable in French. Since each letter has two possible sounds, the combination has four potential pronunciations, depending on the letters that precede and follow.

Mot du jour

Today's mot du jour is (un) phare. 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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