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• Literary Tenses

• Demonstrative Adjectives

• Faire une croix dessus

• Pool Rules - Imperative Quiz

• alambiqué - Mot du jour

French literary tenses

French has five past tenses/moods that are restricted to formal, written French. They were once common in spoken French, offering nuances that no longer exist today.

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French demonstrative adjectives

Ce, cette, cet, and ces are demonstrative adjectives, which are used to indicate a specific noun or nouns. In French, they must agree with the noun(s) in number and sometimes gender.

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Faire une croix

Read this lesson on the French idiom faire une croix dessus and then you can kiss it good-bye.

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Test yourself on French imperative conjugations with Le règlement de la piscine, or review the lesson.

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French dictée

Practice French listening comprehension, writing, and spelling at the same time with dictées from PwLF.

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Mot du jour - French word of the day

Today's mot du jour is alambiqué. 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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