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  • Avantages et inconvénients
  • Historical Tenses
  • Telling Time Quiz
  • Expressions with (ne ...) pas
  • Saint Patrick's Day
  • Listening Tips
  • se biler - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Avantages et inconvénients

Les avantages et les inconvénients
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using the French expression avantages et inconvénients?

Historical Tenses

French historical tenses
When writing about history, the tenses used in French and English aren't always the same. French prefers to use the present or even the future, while English tends to favor the past tense.

Une Saint-Patrick de folie ! Telling Time Quiz

Saint Patrick's Day
Test yourself on telling time in French with this fill-in-the-blanks quiz:

   Une Saint-Patrick de folie !

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Expressions with (ne ...) pas

French expressions with ne pas
The French negative adverb ne ... pas essentially means "not." In addition to being useful for negating any normal sentence, ne ... pas or even just pas is found in many expressions and proverbs. Learn how to say none of your business, to be stingy, quite a bit, and more with this list of expressions with (ne ...) pas.

Saint Patrick's Day

French vocabulary for St. Patrick's Day
Ireland's national holiday is celebrated by Irish people all over the world. Saint Patrick's Day is observed in more countries than any other national holiday, and is a multi-day festival in Ireland itself. Learn some French vocabulary related to this joyful celebration of Irish culture.

Listening Tips

French listening tips
Understanding spoken French is harder for some students than others. But unlike speaking, listening can be done on your own - whenever and wherever you like. Even so, the best way to practice isn't always obvious - here are some tips.

Mot du jour


se biler

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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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