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  • Il y a quelque chose qui cloche
  • Inversion with Nouns
  • Subjunctive Quiz
  • Expressions with passer
  • Circumflex
  • Catty French Expressions
  • braquer - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Il y a quelque chose qui cloche

Il y a quelque chose qui cloche
There's nothing wrong with this lesson on the French expression il y a quelque chose qui cloche.

Inversion with Nouns

French inversion
Inversion is not limited to pronouns - it can also be done with nouns and proper names, though this is a bit more complicated.

Subjunctive Quiz: À la bibliothèque

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

   À la bibliothèque

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Passer Expressions

French expressions with passer
The French verb passer, "to pass," is found in many idiomatic expressions, including to slip into, be on TV, and miss one's turn. Learn these and dozens of other French expressions featuring passer.

Circumflex: â, ê, î, ô, û

French circumflex
The circumflex, aka "little hat," is the only French accent that may be found on each of the five vowels. In any given word, the circumflex may serve one or more purposes.

Catty French Expressions

Catty French Expressions
Idiomatic expressions can add color to your French - or in this case, a cute animal. Click the links for detailed lessons including sound files and usage examples.

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Holidays and events

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

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