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  • Expressions with mal
  • Lequel - Interrogative Pronoun
  • Il était une fois
  • Au restaurant
  • Quiz: Douze mois, douze activités
  • le boulot - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Mal Expressions

French expressions with mal
The French adverb mal literally means "unwell" or "badly" and is found in a variety of idiomatic expressions. Learn how to say homesick, world-weariness, to work hard, and more with this list of expressions with mal.

Lequel - Interrogative Pronoun

Lequel - interrogative French pronoun
Lequel, "which one," is the pronominal equivalent of the interrogative adjective quel, meaning that quel + noun can be replaced by lequel. It has different forms depending on the gender and number of the noun it replaces.

Il était une fois

Il était une fois
Once upon a time, I wrote a lesson on the French expression il était une fois.

Au restaurant

Au restaurant
Listen to a short, easy conversation between a waiter and two diners.

Douze mois, douze activités - Vocabulary Quiz

French calendar
Test yourself on French months with this fill-in-the-blanks exercise:

   Douze mois, douze activités

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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


le boulot

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Holidays and events

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

Plus some celebratory expressions:

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