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• Oh, So French! Expressions

• 3rd Person Singular Pronouns and Adjectives

• Couper les cheveux en quatre

• Nouns and Adjectives: Irregular Feminine Forms

• Fête de la musique - Near Future Quiz

• un allègement - Mot du jour

• Holidays and Events


Francophiles love to toss around French phrases when speaking English, but they're not always as French as they may seem. Here are some "oh, so French!" expressions linked to how they're actually used by native speakers - if at all.

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Il elle lui le la se - French pronouns

Learn how to use third person singular French pronouns and adjectives including il, elle, and lui.

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

Learn a word a day

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

• la fête du Canada (1er juillet)

• Bastille Day (14 juillet)

Useful expressions:

• bonne fête

• faire le pont

• Vive la France !

French holidays and celebrations