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• C'est la vie

• Conjunctive Phrases

• Imperfect Quiz

• Register

• Questions

• friand - Mot du jour

C'est la vie !

Don't be fatalistic, learn how to use the French expression c'est la vie.

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Two or more words often join to create a conjunctive phrase, which just means a series of words that acts like a conjunction. Most conjunctive phrases end in que and all are subordinating conjunctions.

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Test yourself on French imperfect conjugations with Mes dimanches avec Papi, or review the lesson.

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Linguistic register

The linguistic term "register" is used to categorize some aspect of language, such as a word, expression, or grammatical construction, by how formal or informal it is. Whether you realize it or not, you use a variety of registers every day, so knowing your registers is vital for communication.

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French questions

Knowing how to ask questions is essential for making plans, shopping, traveling, getting to know people, and any other activity that requires obtaining information. There are two different types of questions, and different ways to ask each type.

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Mot du jour - French word of the day

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

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Jours fériés - French public holidays

Features related to upcoming holidays and events in the French-speaking world:

• La Rentree (1er septembre)

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