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In This Issue

• Noël au balcon, Pâques au tison

• Shops and Businesses

• Partitive Articles Quiz

• Demonstrative Pronouns

• Traditions de Noël réunionnaises

• Gifts for French Lovers

• Daily Challenge: Advent Calendar

• beauf - Mot du jour

Noël au balcon, Pâques au tison

What do Christmas balconies and Easter embers have in common? Find out in this lesson on the French proverb Noël au balcon, Pâques au tison.

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French shops and businesses

Unless you have a personal assistant, running errands is an unavoidable part of life. Food needs to be purchased, clothing washed, and money moved around on a regular basis. Here are the French names for the shops and robbers businesses that provide essential supplies and services.

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Test yourself on French partitive articles with Faire les courses, or review the lesson.

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French demonstrative pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns (celui, celle, ceux, celles) replace a specific noun that was mentioned previously. In French, they must agree with the noun(s) in number and gender.

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Learn about Christmas in Réunion in this French listening comprehension exercise.


Gifts for French lovers

Wondering what to buy for the Francophile on your list? Check out these ideas ranging from fanciful to practical - at least one is sure to thrill your favorite French lover.

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A tiny French challenge every day until Christmas - translate each seasonal term to reveal an image.

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Today's mot du jour is beauf. Support 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 Christmas (25 décembre)

• French vocab for Kwanzaa (26 décembre)

• French vocab for New Year's (31 déc / 1er janvier)

French holidays and celebrations