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• Chez le dentiste

• Madame Bovary

• Tennis Terms

• Faire l'école buissonnière

• Suffix -ci

• Geographical Prepositions Quiz

• éprouver - Mot du jour


Dentist in French

Broken tooth? Jaw pain? If you need any dental work done while traveling, you'll be glad you sank your teeth into this French vocabulary.

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Madame Bovary

Read the first few paragraphs of Gustave Flaubert's classic novel Madame Bovary, in French and English.

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French tennis terms

Tennis, anyone? No matter if you love to play or just enjoy watching, knowing some essential French tennis vocabulary will make the game a lot more interesting.

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Faire l'école buissonnière

You can't play hooky until you've read this lesson about the idiomatic French expression faire l'école buissonnière.

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French suffix -ci

Unlike other French suffixes, -ci does not create new words, but rather adds additional meaning to the nouns and pronouns it's attached to.

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Test yourself on prepositions with cities and countries in Un été international, or review the lesson.

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

Learn a word a day

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

• le jour J (6 juin)

• la fête des pères (16 juin)

• la fête de la musique (21 juin)

Useful expressions:

• bonne fête

• faire le pont

French holidays and celebrations