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• Origine du Carnaval

• Love Language

• Skating Terms

• Mardi gras

• Opération escargot

• Independent Study

Learn about Carnaval and Mardi Gras in this cute, animated video.

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French love language

Love is in the air, and there's no better way to express it than in French, the language of love. Learn how to talk about love and friendship in French.

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French skating vocabulary

Skating can be a fun way to exercise or a cutthroat competition. Here's some French vocabulary you might find useful when hitting the rink or watching the Winter Olympics.

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French Mardi Gras vocabulary

Mardi Gras is an annual celebration of extravagance and (over)indulgence before Lent. Because Mardi Gras, literally "Fat Tuesday," is tied to Easter, the date changes every year. This year it's 13 February.

Let the good times roll!

Opération escargot

No, it's not some sort of gastropod surgery; click to learn about the idiomatic French expression opération escargot.

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Independent study French

Learning French on your own? Lawless French is packed with lessons and tips which you can supplement with other resources to study independently as efficiently as possible.

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