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• Bon gré mal gré

• Future Quiz: À New York

• Parts of the Body

• Passive Reflexive

• En - Adverbial Pronoun

• All about "Bastille"

• foncer - Mot du jour

• Upcoming Holidays + Events

Bon gré mal gré

You really should read this lesson on the French expression bon gré mal gré, even if it's reluctantly.

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Parts of the body - French vocabulary

Knowing the parts of the body can come in handy when playing sports, clothes shopping, seeing the doctor, and more. Learn how to talk about your body in French, from head to toe.

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La fenêtre ne s'ouvre pas

The passive reflexive construction is a way to avoid naming the subject of a verb's action without using the dreaded passive voice. For example, Ça se voit.

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Du café ? J'en ai - French adverbial pronoun en

The adverbial pronoun en can replace a quantity, a place, or the object of the preposition de. This little word has many possible translations.

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Patriotic French expressions

For Francophiles, the word "Bastille" is likely to conjure up memories (or dreams) of fireworks and military parades, because the idea of la Bastille is inherently linked to 14 July - at least for English speakers. Chez les Français, not so much. Here are 7 things you should know about la Bastille: the holiday, the prison, and the word itself.

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Mot du jour - French word of the day

Today's mot du jour is foncer. Support Lawless French to read the lesson.

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Jours fériés - French public holidays

Advance notice of upcoming holidays, celebrations, and other events with links to related content.

• Bastille Day (14 July)