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• Un coup d'œil

• Accents

• Saint Patrick

• Speaking Practice

• Sans

• Mots du jour

Un coup d'œil

Glance at this lesson to learn how to use the versatile French expression un coup d'œil.

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French accents

While French has the same alphabet as English, some of the letters have little decorations that can make them look and sound very different. In French, accents are essential: they're there for a reason, so you must include them when writing.

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Who was Saint Patrick and why is he celebrated in Ireland, the US, and France?

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French speaking practice

One reason speaking French can be tricky is that by its very nature it requires at least one other person. But not to worry, finding people to talk to is easier than you might think, no matter where you live.

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Sans parapluie

The preposition sans is used similarly to its English equivalent "without," but not without a few differences.

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Mot du jour - French word of the day

Lawless French offers two different types of mots du jour: one is very basic and free, the other is more detailed and requires a nominal monthly fee.

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