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  • Péché mignon
  • Orthographe et expression écrite
  • Leap Day, Leap Year
  • Impersonal Orders
  • Origine du Carnaval
  • Mardi Gras Vocab
  • bissextile - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Péché mignon

Péché mignon
Indulge yourself with this lesson on the French expression péché mignon.

Orthographe et expression écrite

Orthographe et expression écrite
Que vous soyez français ou bien étudiant avec un niveau de français supérieur, vous pouvez améliorer votre orthographe et expression écrite en explorant l'univers de la Francophonie pendant 10 minutes chaque jour.

Leap Day, Leap Year

Leap Day - Journée bissextile
Leap Day (Journée bissextile) and Leap Year (Année bissextile) come around only every four years, but important things can happen. Read about this special holiday in French and English.

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.

Mot du jour

mot-du-jour-typewriters
Today's mot du jour is bissextile. 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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