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• Emergencies and Disasters

• W Pronunciation

• C'est la vie

• Conjunctive Phrases

• Imperfect Quiz

• navré - Mot du jour

French vocabulary for emergencies

While this isn't the most cheerful of French vocabulary lists, it's an important one. Learn how to talk about any kind of personal or public emergency that you'll hopefully never encounter.

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The letter W is rarely found in French, and almost always in words borrowed from English or German.

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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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Mot du jour - French word of the day

Today's mot du jour is navré. 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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