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• À partir de

• Superlative Subjunctive

• Spécialités de Dijon

• Contractions

• Travel French eCourse

À partir de

You'll know how to use the French expression à partir de from the moment you read this lesson.

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French superlative subjunctive

The subjunctive is optional with limits and superlatives: it depends on whether the speaker knows whether what s/he is saying is true.

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Au cœur de la Bourgogne, avec ses vins prestigieux et son bœuf bourguignon, la ville de Dijon a trois spécialités bien à soi.

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French contractions

Contractions occur when two words are combined into one, sometimes with a distinctly different spelling. In English, contractions like "won't" are optional and indicate informality. In French, however, contractions are required, regardless of the register you're speaking or writing in.

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