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• Vrais amis

• Negative Pronouns

• La nuit porte conseil

• Verb Agreement

• La rentrée - Vocabulary Quiz

• une épreuve - Mot du jour

• Holidays and Events

Vrais amis

Believe it or not, when you walk into your first French class, you already know hundreds and hundreds French words, because there are at least 1,700 vrais amis; that is, French and English words that are spelled identically and mean the same thing - at least sometimes.

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French negative pronouns

French negative pronouns replace and simultaneously negate nouns. They may be the subject or object of the verb they're used with.

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

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

• Le vendredi treize (13 septembre)

Plus some celebratory expressions:

• bonne fête

• faire le pont

• Vive la France !

French holidays and celebrations