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Laura K. Lawless

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By Laura K. Lawless

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    • Easter in France - Pâques Created: Saturday, April 19, 2014 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Pâques (Easter) is a holiday celebrated even by many non-practicing French Christians. It features flying bells, blessed branches, and chocolate eggs.
    • French Calendar Vocabulary - Le calendrier Created: Friday, May 21, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Memorize this French calendar vocabulary so that you can talk about the day of the week and the date in French." itemprop="description">> Thursday, July 27, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Learn how to say - and sing! - happy birthday in French, plus more French vocabulary related to birthdays and other special occasions." itemprop="description"="description" Wednesday, November 01, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      A new French word posted every weekday, with pronunciation, examples of usage, and related words.
    • Sitemap of Learn French at About Created: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Sitemap of the Learn French at About site.: french mistake pronunciation lessons french pronunciation jardin des tuileries listening comprehension
    • Learn French at About - French Lessons, Quizzes, and Articles Created: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Previous French lessons, quizzes, and articles, from Learn French at About
    • En avril, ne te dÚcouvre pas d'un fil Created: Thursday, April 15, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      In early spring, you should heed the French proverb En avril, ne te découvre pas d'un fil." itemprop="description"> Friday, May 29, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Learn how to tell someone off, talk nonsense, be a yes-man, and more with this list of expressions with dire." itemprop="description">> Thursday, April 17, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The French word petit literally means small and is also used in many idiomatic expressions. Learn how to say hungry, dumpy, a little birdie told me, and more with this list of expressions with peti...
    • Mon petit doigt m'a dit Created: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A little birdie told me you should read this lesson on the French expression mon petit doigt m'a dit." itemprop="description"> Sunday, April 13, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Smartphones and tablets are great tools, but when you're traveling, nothing is quite so reassuring as a book that never needs to be recharged, nor hidden from potential thieves. The Keys to France ...
    • Sitemap of Learn French at About Created: Tuesday, February 07, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      The ultimate source of information about French: a regularly-updated, alphabetical listing of every feature on the Learn French at About site: lessons, articles, tests, sound files, links, and more.
    • Sitemap of Learn French at About Created: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Sitemap of the Learn French at About site.: pronunciation lessons native french speaker french pronunciation french mistake french poetry
    • Languages and Nationalities - French Vocabulary Created: Thursday, May 11, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Learn how to talk about languages and nationalities in French.
    • └ la franšaise Created: Friday, April 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Work on your French style with the expression à la française." itemprop="description"> Monday, November 05, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Français is French for "French" and is found in a number of idiomatic expressions. Learn how to speak terrible French, buy French wine, and perfect your French with this list of expressions wi...
    • How French Has Influenced English Created: Monday, July 27, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      The English language has been shaped by a number of other languages over the centuries, and most English speakers know that Latin and German were two of the most important. What a lot of people don...
    • French Expressions with └ Created: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Learn some idiomatic expressions with the French preposition à" itemprop="description"> Tuesday, March 07, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      It is very common in French for long words to be abbreviated by dropping one or more syllables at the end. Study this list of the most common French apocopes.
    • Déjeuner - to have lunch Created: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn how to conjugate the French verb déjeuner, meaning "to have lunch."
    • une ombre Created: Friday, April 15, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn the meaning of the French word "ombre," read some example sentences, and listen to an audio file.
    • Does pour que need the subjunctive? Created: Sunday, December 27, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Does the French expression "pour que" need the subjunctive? Find out with the Subjunctivator!
    • En effet Created: Friday, April 01, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      The French expression en effet is very useful; in fact, you should probably use it more.
    • un copain Created: Thursday, April 05, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn the meaning of the French word copain, read example sentences, and listen to a clip of its pronunciation.
    • Does penser need the subjunctive? Created: Sunday, December 27, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Does the French verb penser need the subjunctive? Find out with the Subjunctivator!
    • French Past Anterior Created: Sunday, May 03, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      The French past anterior is the literary equivalent of the pluperfect. It is used primarily in literature and historical accounts.
    • French Search Engines Created: Monday, June 20, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      If you do a lot of internet searches related to French-speaking countries, using a French-language search engine may yield more relevant results.
    • Retrouver - to find (again); to remember; to regain Created: Friday, April 03, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn how to conjugate retrouver, a regular -er French verb that means to remember.
    • Jobs Using French (or other languages) Created: Friday, April 08, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Many people love French and would like to find a job - any job - where they can use it, but they are not sure what kind of job that might be. Here is an introduction to some of the jobs that langua...
    • French Subjunctive - Subjonctif Created: Thursday, January 21, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      The subjunctive mood is used to express actions or ideas which are subjective or otherwise uncertain: will/wanting, emotion, doubt, possibility, necessity, judgment. It is nearly always found in de...
    • How to Type French Accents Created: Thursday, January 29, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      You don't need software or a special keyboard to type French accents - everything you need to know is right here.
    • Most Common French Words Created: Sunday, September 03, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      What are the most common French words?

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