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  • Voir, c'est croire
  • Rien n'est parfait (music video)
  • EIL / EILL Pronunciation
  • Expressing Opinions
  • Dont - Relative Pronouns
  • Manifestation à Paris
  • (un) égal - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Voir, c'est croire

Voir c'est croire
Seeing is believing in this lesson on the French proverb Voir, c'est croire.


EIL - French pronunciation
The letter combinations eil (at the end of a word) and eill (almost anywhere) have no English equivalent.

Rien n'est parfait, de Tal

Rien n'est parfait
Liven up your French practice with a catchy song! This music video includes interactive subtitles (click any word for translation and more).


Expressing opinions in French
When discussing opinions in French, some formulas and phrases are more tactful or impactful than others. Here's all the French vocabulary and verbs you need to ask for, express, support, temper, and avoid opinions.

Dont - Relative Pronoun

Dont - French relative pronoun
The relative pronoun dont replaces the preposition de plus a person or thing and serves as the object of a relative clause. Depending on the context, dont has a number of possible translations.

Manifestation à Paris

Manifestation à Paris
Protests over the police killing of George Floyd in the US have spread all over the world, including Paris, reigniting anger over the killing of Adama Traoré in 2016 as well as police violence in general.

Mot du jour

Today's mot du jour is (un) égal.

Note: In honor of Juneteenth, today's Lawless French intermediate-advanced word of the day is free for everyone.

Holidays and events

Features related to upcoming holidays and events in the French-speaking world.
Plus some celebratory expressions:

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