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In This Issue

• À la française

• Adverbs

• A2-Level Writing Challenge

• Vrais amis

• Negative Pronouns

• génial - Mot du jour

• Holidays and Events

À la française

Improve your French style with the expression à la française.

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French adverbs

French adverbs are descriptors: they can modify several different parts of speech, including themselves. Virtually every French word that ends in -ment is an adverb, equivalent to -ly in English.

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Practice your French translation and writing skills with this A2-level writing challenge:

A Few Days in Dordogne

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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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Today's mot du jour is génial. 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