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• Honi soit qui mal y pense

• À  - Preposition

• Grammar Glossary

• Expressions with oui

• Irregular Adjectives

• le bilan - Mot du jour


Honi soit qui mal y pense

Learn about the franco-anglo motto honi soit qui mal y pense, including the right way to spell it.

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French preposition à

The French preposition à is generally summarized as "to, at, or in," but it has quite a few more meanings and uses than that.

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Need a refresher on grammar basics like parts of speech and the various verb elements? Check out this French grammar glossary for short explanations of all the essential French grammar terms, from adjectives to verb voice.

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Yes in French - synonyms for oui

The French word oui means "yes," and is found in many expressions, including I think so, I'm afraid so, and to cry over the slightest thing. Learn these and other French expressions featuring oui.

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French irregular adjectives

Five French adjectives (beau, fou, mou, nouveau, vieux) are particularly tricky because they have very irregular feminine forms as well as a special form used only for certain masculine nouns.

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

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

• Festival de Cannes (14 au 25 mai)

• Fête des Mères (26 mai)

• Ascension Day (30 mai)

Useful expressions:

• bonne fête

• faire le pont

French holidays and celebrations