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In This Issue

• Pédaler dans la choucroute

• A1 Writing Challenge: Beach Kiosk

• Progress with Lawless French sale

• Conditional Perfect

• Development of French

• La journée internationale de la Francophonie

• malin - Mot du jour

Pédaler dans la choucroute

You'll be spinning your wheels if you don't read this lesson about the French idiom pédaler dans la choucroute.

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Practice your French translation and writing skills with this beginning-level writing challenge: Beach Kiosk.

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!

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French conditional perfect

To talk about something that would, could, or should have happened—but didn't—you need the conditional perfect, also known as the past conditional.

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Evolution of French

French is a Romance language, but it has a number of characteristics that set it apart from the other members of its linguistic family. Here is an extremely simplified synopsis of its development.

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Celebrate the International Day of Francophonie on 20 March by learning about a few of the dozens of French-speaking countries.


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

Learn a word a day

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

• French vocab for Passover (19 avril)

• French vocab for Easter (21 avril)

French holidays and celebrations