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  • C'est pas gagné
  • Impersonal Verbs
  • Bonne fête Maman ! Vocab Quiz
  • Make + Nouns
  • Adverbs of Manner
  • Lessons by Level
  • assoupir - Mot du jour
  • Mot du jour - Important News
  • Holidays and Events

C'est pas gagné !

C'est pas gagné
Learn about the French expression c'est pas gagné in this easy lesson.

Impersonal Verbs

Impersonal French verbs
Most verbs are personal: they must be conjugated for different grammatical persons. But some verbs are used impersonally, meaning they have only one conjugation, the third person singular.

Bonne fête Maman ! - Vocab Quiz

Flowers
Test yourself on some French vocabulary for Mother's Day with this fill-in-the-blanks quiz:
   Bonne fête Maman !
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To Make + Nouns

Faire - to make + noun
Faire is one of the first French verbs students learn, along with its most common English counterparts: "to do" and "to make." While "make" seems straightforward enough, in reality it has a number of different meanings and uses, many of which have completely different French translations.

Adverbs of Manner

French adverbs
Adverbs of manner express how the action of a verb occurs. In English, the vast majority of adverbs of manner end in -ly, whereas in French, they mostly end in -ment and are created from adjectives.

Lessons by Level

French lessons by level
The French lessons and comprehension exercises on this site are ranked according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), which describes six levels of language proficiency.

Mot du jour

mot-du-jour-typewriters
Today's mot du jour is assoupir. Support Lawless French to read the lesson.

Important News

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Holidays and events

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

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