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La Lecture : Beginning French Readers

Sat, 31 May 2014 15:00:20 +00002014-05-31T15:00:20Z

Are you or your students ready to try reading in French? Here is a selection of French readers for beginning to intermediate students, including short stories, novel exerpts, non-fiction, and poems chosen or written especially with beginning students in mind.

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La Lecture : Beginning French Readers originally appeared on About.com French Language on Saturday, May 31st, 2014 at 15:00:20.

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Mot du jour: smicard

Fri, 30 May 2014 18:00:11 +00002014-05-30T18:00:11Z

(image) Learn a new French word every weekday! Today's word is smicard.

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Mot du jour: smicard originally appeared on About.com French Language on Friday, May 30th, 2014 at 18:00:11.

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French expression: En faire tout un fromage

Fri, 30 May 2014 12:23:27 +00002014-05-30T12:23:27Z

No need to make a big stink over it - just click to learn about the idiomatic French expression en faire tout un fromage.

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French expression: En faire tout un fromage originally appeared on About.com French Language on Friday, May 30th, 2014 at 12:23:27.

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French indefinite relative pronouns: Ce qui, ce que, ce dont, quoi

Thu, 29 May 2014 18:00:00 +00002014-05-29T18:00:00Z

Indefinite relative pronouns link relative clauses to main clauses but have no antecedent. Ce qui, ce que, ce dont, and quoi are the French indefinite relative pronouns, and there's no one-to-one equivalent for these words - depending on context, the English translation may be "what" or "which."

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French indefinite relative pronouns: Ce qui, ce que, ce dont, quoi originally appeared on About.com French Language on Thursday, May 29th, 2014 at 18:00:00.

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French verb of the week: tutoyer

Thu, 29 May 2014 15:00:57 +00002014-05-29T15:00:57Z

(image) Learn simple verb conjugations, see similarly conjugated verbs, and learn more with links to related lessons for the French verb tutoyer.

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French verb of the week: tutoyer originally appeared on About.com French Language on Thursday, May 29th, 2014 at 15:00:57.

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Mot du jour: paillard

Thu, 29 May 2014 12:00:22 +00002014-05-29T12:00:22Z

(image) Learn a new French word today: paillard.

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Mot du jour: paillard originally appeared on About.com French Language on Thursday, May 29th, 2014 at 12:00:22.

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French quiz: Verbs with prepositions

Wed, 28 May 2014 18:00:10 +00002014-05-28T18:00:10Z

Some French verbs must be followed by à, de, or another preposition, while others must be followed directly by a verb or direct object. Do you know which are which? Test yourself with this quiz or take a look at the master list to review.

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French quiz: Verbs with prepositions originally appeared on About.com French Language on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 18:00:10.

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Mot du jour: teneur

Wed, 28 May 2014 12:00:36 +00002014-05-28T12:00:36Z

(image) Learn a French word a day: teneur.

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Mot du jour: teneur originally appeared on About.com French Language on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 12:00:36.

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French expressions: Body parts

Tue, 27 May 2014 18:00:56 +00002014-05-27T18:00:56Z

Parts of the body are found in many idiomatic French expressions. Learn how to say irrelevant, lazy, hangover, and more in these lessons.

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French expressions: Body parts originally appeared on About.com French Language on Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 18:00:56.

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Mot du jour: bercer

Tue, 27 May 2014 12:00:53 +00002014-05-27T12:00:53Z

(image) Learn a new French word every weekday! Today's word is bercer.

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Mot du jour: bercer originally appeared on About.com French Language on Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 at 12:00:53.

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French proverb: Quand on parle du loup

Mon, 26 May 2014 18:00:00 +00002014-05-26T18:00:00Z

Wondering what the French proverb quand on parle du loup means? Speak of the devil, here's a lesson.

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French proverb: Quand on parle du loup originally appeared on About.com French Language on Monday, May 26th, 2014 at 18:00:00.

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Mot du jour: dégoiser

Mon, 26 May 2014 12:00:57 +00002014-05-26T12:00:57Z

(image) Learn a new French word every weekday! Today's word is dégoiser.

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Mot du jour: dégoiser originally appeared on About.com French Language on Monday, May 26th, 2014 at 12:00:57.

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French Open: Tennis terms

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:50:50 +00002014-04-16T14:50:50Z




LKLFGC - Semi-Finals

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 18:15:15 +00002014-04-13T18:15:15Z

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LKL's French Grammar Clash's Round Two votes are in - on to the Semi-Finals!

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LKLFGC - Semi-Finals originally appeared on About.com French Language on Sunday, April 13th, 2014 at 18:15:15.

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