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In This Issue

• La nuit porte conseil

• Verb Agreement

• La rentrée - Vocabulary Quiz

• Ages, Birthdays, Anniversaries

• Essential French Tools

• quasiment - Mot du jour

• Holidays and Events


La nuit porte conseil

No need to sleep on it - you should definitely read this lesson on the French proverb La nuit porte conseil.

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French verb agreement

In French, the past participles in compound tenses and moods sometimes have to agree with another part of the sentence, either the subject or the direct object.

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Test yourself on back-to-school vocabulary during La Rentrée, or review the vocab list.

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French ages, birthdays, anniversaries

One of the confusing things for beginning French students is that age is expressed with avoir (to have), rather than être (to be). French also has nouns and adjectives for a person whose age falls within a specific decade.

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Essential French tools

Learning and practicing French is easier, more effective, and more fun with the right tools. Here are some of my favorites.

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

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

• La Rentrée (2 septembre)

Useful expressions:

• bonne fête

• faire le pont

• Vive la France !

French holidays and celebrations