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In This Issue

• Top 25 French Words

• AN Pronunciation

• Honi soit qui mal y pense

• À  - Preposition

• Grammar Glossary

• l'Hexagone - Mot du jour

Most common French words

Start learning French or just satisfy your curiosity with this list of the 25 most common French words, with links to detailed lessons.

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How to pronounce the nasal A and how to transcribe it in IPA.

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

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Features related to 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