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In This Issue

• Couper les cheveux en quatre

• Nouns and Adjectives: Irregular Feminine Forms

• Fête de la musique - Near Future Quiz

• Expressions with venir

• -eau Pronunciation

• Untel - Mot du jour

• Holidays and Events


Couper les cheveux en quatre

Let's not quibble, just click to learn about the idiomatic French expression couper les cheveux en quatre.

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French adjectives and nouns

Most French nouns and adjectives become feminine with the addition of e, but there are some exceptions. Some nouns require an additional spelling change, depending on the final letter(s) of the word.

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Test yourself on the near future in Fête de la Musique, or review the lesson.

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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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Today's mot du jour is Untel. 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