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  • Expressions with (ne ...) pas
  • Saint Patrick's Day
  • Quiz: Y vs en
  • Tomber dans le panneau
  • Aimé Césaire
  • Listening Tips
  • embrouillé - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

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.

Adverbial Pronouns Quiz - À la salle de jeux vidéos

Test yourself on en and y (French adverbial pronouns) with this fill-in-the-blanks test:

   À la salle de jeux vidéos

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Tomber dans le panneau

Tomber dans le panneau
Learn to be less gullible by reading this lesson on the idiomatic French expression tomber dans le panneau.

Vidéo : Aimé Césaire

Aimé Césaire
L'homme est l'une des figures contemporaines les plus importantes des Antilles françaises, et le nom d'Aimé Césaire a dépassé les frontières des Antilles pour atteindre une notoriété mondiale au cours du vingtième siècle.

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.g

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