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• Synonyms for non

• Euphonic Adjectives

• Ça vaut le coup

• News Vocabulary

• Writing Challenge: My Neighborhood

• raffiné - Mot du jour

saying no in French

No. No way, not me, on the contrary ... let's face it, just because we have to be negative sometimes doesn't mean we can't be creative, too. Here are some of the many ways to say no in French.

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Euphonic French adjectives

French grammar is sometimes trumped by pronunciation, as in the case of euphonic adjectives. Because French does not like the hiatus created when a word ending with a vowel precedes a word that begins with a vowel or mute h, a few adjectives change their spelling—and thus their pronunciation—for purely euphonic reasons.

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Athènes, ça vaut le coup

It's worth reading this lesson on valoir le coup / ça vaut le coup.

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French news vocab

If you want to know what's going on in the world, this vocabulary related to news and current events will help you understand what you read and hear.

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Practice your French translation and writing skills with this A1-level writing challenge:

     My Neighborhood

Note: You must be logged into your Progress with Lawless French account to do this exercise. If you don't have one, sign up - it's free!

Learn about the official French proficiency tests: DILF, DELF, and DALF.

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Mot du jour - French word of the day

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

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

• French vocab for US Thanksgiving (22 novembre)

• Vendredi fou (23 novembre)

• French vocab for Hanukkah (2 décembre)

French holidays and celebrations