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In This Issue

• Introduction to Verb Conjugation

• Porcelaine de Limoges

• Comme il faut

• Là- (prefix)

• Notre-Dame de Paris : l'incendie

• Fluctuat nec mergitur

• Passover Terms

• (un) feu - Mot du jour


French verb conjugation

When you start learning French, it's not just French vocabulary you have to get used to - you're also introduced to a whole new world of grammatical terms. For many students, one of the most daunting of these is verb conjugations. Just what is a verb conjugation and what does it mean to conjugate a verb?

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Porcelaine de Limoges

Quand on pense à la porcelaine française, on pense à Limoges. Mais ce n'est pas une société - c'est une ville.

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Comme il faut

If you want to learn how to use the French expression comme il faut properly, click to read this lesson.

Là- French prefix

The French prefix - can be added to nine adverbs, mostly adverbs of place, to indicate location.

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News about the extent of damages to Notre-Dame de Paris and reactions from some locals.

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Fluctuat nec mergitur

Fluctuat nec mergitur is the motto of Paris, and a rallying cry during national tragedy.

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French Passover vocabulary

The Jewish festival of Passover lasts for seven or eight days sometime in March or April. It begins on the 15th of Nisan, the first month in the Hebrew calendar.

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

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

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

• Fête du Travail (1er mai)

• Fête du Muguet (1er mai)

French holidays and celebrations