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• Faire la tête

• Interrogative Pronouns

• Passé composé Quiz

• Transference Errors

• Le Rouge et le Noir

• mégoter - Mot du jour

• Holidays and Events


Faire la tête

There's no reason to sulk about the French expression faire la tête.

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French interrogative pronouns

Who, what, which one? Use interrogative pronouns to ask these questions, which are a little more complicated in French than in English.

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Test yourself on the passé composé with Anniversaire de mariage, or review the lesson.

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A transference error is a certain type of mistake, common to foreign language learners, which can be particularly difficult to stop making. The hardest part is becoming aware of the error; once you’ve done that, it’s just a matter of figuring out the correction and practicing your way to perfection.

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Le Rouge et le Noir

Read the first few paragraphs of Stendhal's classic 19th-century novel Le Rouge et le Noir, in French and English.

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

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Features related to holidays and events in the French-speaking world, plus some celebratory expressions:

• bonne fête

• faire le pont

• Vive la France !

French holidays and celebrations