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• Agreement

• DELF B2 Tips

• Vive Henri IV ! (chanson)

• Faillir

• Avoir une dent contre

• PwLF Super Study Lists

French agreement

Grammatical agreement is a vast topic - and one of the banes of French students. While in English we have a few pronouns and adjectives that indicate gender and number (e.g., he/him/his and she/her/hers), in French, agreement is found in 5 of the 8 parts of speech.

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The DELF B2 will test you on the four language skills in French: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Here's some info about what to expect as well as tips on how to prepare for the test.

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This popular French song, also called Marche Henri IV and Vive le roi Henri, was written in the late 16th century to celebrate Le Bon Roi Henri (Good King Henry), who ended the Huguenot Wars and restored peace to France.

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Faillir - to almost do

Faillir has no direct verbal English equivalent when used as a semi-auxiliary verb; English needs an adverb or a short phrase to capture the meaning, such as "to almost do."

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Avoir une dent contre quelqu'un

Learn to hold a grudge with the idiomatic French expression avoir une dent.

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Progress with Lawless French super lists

Take your Progress with Lawless French account to the next level with these super study lists that bring together all the lessons on a particular grammar topic.

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