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  • Mettre
  • OUIL Pronunciation
  • Avantages et inconvénients
  • Historical Tenses
  • Telling Time Quiz
  • ouater - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Mettre - to put

Mettre - French verb
The irregular French verb mettre usually means "to put" but has some additional meanings and can also be used pronominally.


French pronunciation
The letter combinations ouil and ouill are pronounced like the oo in "boo" plus a "y" sound - nothing like the French word oui.

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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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



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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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