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In This Issue

• Avoir l'air

• Les Soldes

• Trouvons le trésor ! (demonstrative adjective quiz)

• Ci- Prefix

• French Class Phrases

• Galette des Rois

• un bouquin - Mot du jour

Ça a l'air délicieux

Find out if the French expression avoir l'air means what it seems.

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Les soldes en France

Listen and learn about the history and characteristics of France's twice-annual sales.


Test yourself on French demonstrative adjectives (ce, cette, cet, ces) with Trouvons le trésor !, or review the lesson.

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

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.


Today's mot du jour is un bouquin. 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