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• Fête du Travail

• Fête du Muguet

• Newspaper and Magazines

• Ce n'est pas grave

• Passé composé

• Mots du jour

• Upcoming Holidays

Learn about International Labor Day on the first of May in this cute animated video.


Muguet pour le premier mai

In France, May 1st is la Fête du Travail as well as la Fête du Muguet. What's the connection between these two seemingly unrelated holidays?

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French newspapers

A great way to practice reading French, learning vocabulary, and finding out what's going on the world is to read the news in French.

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Ce n'est pas grave

If you don't know what the French expression ce n'est (c'est) pas grave means, no problem - you can learn it right now.

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The passé composé is the most important French past tense, and just to make things interesting, it has three possible English equivalents.

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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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Jours fériés - French public holidays

Advance notice of upcoming holidays and celebrations.