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• Fractions

• Irregular -ir Verbs

• Canada Day


• Invariable Adjectives

• Learning French Online

• arracher - Mot du jour

• Holidays and Events

French fractions

In both French and English, there's a lot of overlap between fractions and ordinals: the vast majority of these two types of numbers share the same word. In English, they are identical from "third" on up, while in French they're the same starting with cinquième.

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There are around 50 irregular -ir verbs, but that doesn't mean you have to memorize 50 different verb conjugation tables. Thanks to patterns in the conjugations of most of these verbs, you only need to learn 16.

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Canada Day

July 1st is Canada Day, the national holiday of Canada.

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Learn how to read the alphabet soup (TTC, HT, TVA, CB) on a French receipt.

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French invariable adjectives

Most French adjectives have to agree with their nouns in gender and number, but there are many exceptions, known as invariable adjectives. These have just one unchanging form no matter the gender and number of the noun they modify.

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Learn French

Is it possible to learn French online? Sure, at least to a certain extent. Here are some tips and tools to help you learn French on your own.

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

Learn a word a day

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

• Bastille Day (14 juillet)

Useful expressions:

• bonne fête

• faire le pont

• Vive la France !

French holidays and celebrations