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• Un mot sur le français

• Z (pronunciation)

• Faire d'une pierre deux coups

• News in Slow French

• B2 Writing Challenge

• nul - Mot du jour

Fun video in and about French: author and cartoonist Riad Sattouf talks about his favorite expression, least favorite word, and some possibilities for a new word yet to be created. Considering it's only 2½ minutes long, the grammar in this video is extremely rich and varied.


The letter Z is pronounced similarly to Z in English, except when it's silent.

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Learn how to be more efficient with the French proverb faire d'une pierre deux coups.

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News in Slow French is a weekly podcast aimed at intermediate-level French students. Native speakers report current events at a reduced but not unnatural pace, making it easier for you to understand without being overloaded by rapid-fire French.

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Practice your French translation and writing skills with this B2-level writing challenge: A day in the countryside.

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!

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

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

• French vocab for Passover (19 avril)

• French vocab for Easter (21 avril)

• Fête du Travail (1er mai)

• Fête du Muguet (1er mai)

French holidays and celebrations