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• Ci- Prefix

• French Class Phrases

• Galette des Rois

• Bien dans sa peau

• Future Perfect

• louable - Mot du jour

Ci- French prefix

The French prefix ci- can be added to various parts of speech to indicate the location or inclusion of something mentioned in a document (ci-joint, ci-inclus...)

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French class phrases

The best way to encourage students to speak French in the classroom is to make sure that they know how to say all the things that they need to say. Once you teach them these useful words and phrases, your students should be able to avoid speaking English during any normal classroom interaction.

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Learn about the delicious galette des rois and its traditional early January celebration.


Être bien dans sa peau

You'll feel good about yourself after reading this lesson on the French expression bien dans sa peau.

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French future perfect

Wouldn't it be nice if you could plan a perfect future? Too bad that's not what the future perfect tense does. The grammatical term "perfect" means "completed," so the future perfect is used to talk about something that will have happened or will have been completed at some point in the future.

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

Learn a word a day

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

• Crêpe Day ~ La Chandeleur (2 février)

• French vocab for Valentine's Day  (14 février)

French holidays and celebrations