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  • Expressions with prendre
  • Parting Words
  • Kwanzaa
  • Joyeux Noël !
  • Expressing Gratitude
  • Quiz: Partitive Articles
  • tarabiscoté - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Prendre Expressions

French expressions with prendre
The French verb prendre, "to take," is found in many idiomatic expressions, including to take a picture, to take seriously, to catch fire, and to go about doing something. Learn these and dozens of other French expressions featuring prendre.

Parting Words

French good-byes
Every hello eventually leads to a good-bye. Here's how to say good-bye at any time of day as well as mention when you'll meet again.


French Kwanzaa vocabulary
Celebrate in French with this introduction to the African-American festival of Kwanzaa.

Joyeux Noël !

Joyeux Noël !
Have yourself a merry Christmas as you learn about the French expression joyeux Noël.

Thank You in French

Gratitude in French
There are many different ways to express gratitude in French, from a simple thank you to ultra-polite expressions of appreciation. Learn how to thank everyone for everything with these French expressions related to gratitude.

Cher Papa Noël - Partitive Article Quiz

Letter to Santa
Test yourself on French partitive articles with this fill-in-the-blanks test:

   Cher Papa Noël

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Friday French Fix

Friday French fix
Lessons and quizzes are great for improving your French, but it's always helpful and fun to add some variety. If you're ready to try something different, check out the Progress with Lawless French Weekend Workout. This weekly feature consists of a set themed exercises - one for each level, so there's always something for everyone. Many subscribers say that this is their very favorite PwLF feature.

Mot du jour



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Holidays and events

Features related to upcoming holidays and events in the French-speaking world.
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