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In This Issue

• Gilets Jaunes Dancing Video

• Saving Money on French Tools

• Learn French in Guadeloupe

• Avoir l'air

• Les Soldes

• Trouvons le trésor ! (demonstrative adjective quiz)

• un débordement - Mot du jour

Fun for your French class! This video combines music with current events (French President Emmanuel Macron talking to gilets jaunes) and includes interactive subtitles.


Saving money on French tools

As a die-hard Francophile, I tend to cut other corners in order to be able to afford the very best French tools, but since that's not always possible, I've come up with this list of tips to help you find your "must have" French supplies at the best possible prices.

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Learn French in Guadeloupe

I moved to Guadeloupe in 2014, and now regularly receive requests for information about learning French here. This option sounds excellent: a one-to-one homestay program where you live and study with a native family.

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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!

Today's mot du jour is un débordement. 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