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• Tiens

• Agreement of Color Adjectives

• B1 dictée : Départ en vacances

• Conversational French

• Partitive Article

• un souci- Mot du jour

Tiens !

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French color adjectives

When colors are used as adjectives, they usually need to agree with the nouns they modify in gender and number - but there are some notable exceptions.

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Practice your French listening comprehension with this intermediate-level dictée: Départ en vacances.

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Conversational French

The French you learn in school is not at all the same language as what you encounter when speaking to people in real life - there are all kinds of shortcuts, informalities, and other differences that you need to be familiar with in order to carry on a conversation. Check out some resources that focus on how French is actually spoken.

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French partitive article

The partitive article (du, de la, de l', des) refers to an unspecified quantity of food, liquid, or some other uncountable noun. English has no equivalent article - the partitive is usually translated by the adjectives "some" or "any," or may be left out entirely.

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

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• French vocab for Passover (19 avril)

• French vocab for Easter (21 avril)

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