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  • À la Chandleur, l’hiver cesse ou prend vigueur
  • Possessive Adjectives Quiz
  • Cher journal (Listening Practice)
  • Giving Orders
  • OU Pronunciation
  • une flopée - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

À la Chandeleur, l'hiver cesse ou prend vigueur

À la Chandeleur, l'hiver cesse ou prend vigueur
Find out whether spring has arrived with the French expression à la Chandeleur, l'hiver cesse ou prend vigueur.

Possessive Adjectives Quiz: L'anniversaire de Thomas

L'anniversaire de Thomas
Test yourself on French possessive adjectives with this fill-in-the-blanks exercise:

   L'anniversaire de Thomas

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Cher journal

Cher journal
Listen to this diary entry about a typical Monday to practice your beginning-level listening comprehension.

Giving Orders

Giving orders in French
The imperative isn't the only way to give orders in French - there are several other constructions which offer different nuances and levels of politeness.


French pronunciation
The French letter combination OU is pronounced similarly to ou in the English word "group" or like the w in "win."

Mot du jour


une flopée

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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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