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• Avoir un cheveu sur la langue

• Avec - Preposition

• Dictées

• Introduction to Verb Conjugation

• Porcelaine de Limoges

• foncièrement - Mot du jour


Avoir un cheveu sur la langue

Learn how to use the French idiom avoir un cheveu sur la langue to describe a certain type of pronunciation.

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French preposition avec

The preposition avec is used similarly to its English equivalent "with," but with a few differences.

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French dicteés

Dictées are a classic way to practice French, even for native speakers. For them, dictées are a test of grammar (particularly agreement) and spelling - sort of like super-charged spelling bees. For French students, dictées are an excellent form of combined listening and writing practice.

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

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