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In This Issue

• Expressions with venir

• -eau Pronunciation

• Entendre dire

• Possessive de

• Father's Day Vocab

• la friperie - Mot du jour

• Holidays and Events


Venir - French verb to come

The French verb venir, "to come," is found in many idiomatic expressions, including to reach, to manage to, and to come to blows. Learn these and dozens of other French expressions featuring aller.

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The letter combination eau is pronounced like a closed o, as in rose.

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Entendre dire

Have you heard about the French expression entendre dire? Click to learn all about it.

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French possessive de

In English, we use 's (apostrophe s) to indicate that one noun possesses another. The French equivalent is the preposition de, with the order of the nouns reversed.

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Test yourself on French vocabulary for Fathers' Day in Fête des Pères, or take a look at the list.

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

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

• la fête de la musique (21 juin)

• la Saint-Jean-Baptiste (24 juin)

• la fête du Canada (1er juillet)

• Bastille Day (14 juillet)

Useful expressions:

• bonne fête

• faire le pont

• Vive la France !

French holidays and celebrations