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French expression: Mettre le doigt

If you read this lesson carefully, you'll be able to put your finger on what mettre le doigt means in various idiomatic French expressions.
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La galette des rois

La galette des rois | French and France | Scoop.it
Après toute l'excitation de Noël et du Nouvel An, il reste une dernière tradition française intéressante : le tirage des rois.
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French vocabulary: Expressions with croire

The French verb croire literally means "to believe" and is used in many idiomatic French expressions. Learn to make no mistake about it, take someone's word for it, and believe it or not with this list of expressions with croire.
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Exposition Lumières de Brocéliande du 3 au 31 janvier

Exposition Lumières de Brocéliande du 3 au 31 janvier | French and France | Scoop.it
Bretagne terre et mer de légendes. Vous connaissez notre passion pour les…

Via LA CALE AUX TRESORS
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Archives de France

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Le Service interministériel des archives de France est un service de la Direction générale des patrimoines.

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Bardot menace de s'exiler en Russie

Bardot menace de s'exiler en Russie | French and France | Scoop.it
L'actrice a brandi cette menace pour tenter de... sauver deux éléphantes à Lyon.
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French quiz: Verbs with prepositions

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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Mot du jour: coucou

Learn a new French word every weekday! Today's word is coucou.

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French expression: Bonne année et bonne santé !

Learn about the classic French expression Bonne année et bonne santé !

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Celebrate: New Year's in France

Celebrate: New Year's in France | French and France | Scoop.it

As in most countries, New Year's calls for a big celebration in France. Learn about some French New Year's traditions and customs.

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60% des Français regrettent le Franc

Plus de six Français sur dix continuent de regretter le franc onze ans après l'introduction de l'euro, particulièrement mal-aimé des femmes et des personnes les plus modestes.

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The Sir Winston – an Indo-British bar in Paris

The Sir Winston – an Indo-British bar in Paris | French and France | Scoop.it
Because of the cosy and baroque décor, the bar has soul, and one quickly feels cut off from the outside world.
 
The Sir Winston has a menu with approximately 50 whiskies from all over the world!
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In Focus: Visit the Louvre Without Burning Out

In Focus: Visit the Louvre Without Burning Out | French and France | Scoop.it
The number-one complaint I hear about the Louvre Museum is that it's simply too monstrous to visit without quickly burning out (and wanting out).
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Billets moins chers: Air France se met au low-cost sans le dire

AERIEN - La compagnie a présenté sa nouvelle gamme de billets moins chers avec l'ambition d'aller titiller les acteurs du low-cost...
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Chômage: seul un Français sur quatre croit aux promesses de François Hollande

Le président a fixé comme objectif d'inverser la courbe du chômage d'ici à la fin de l'année 2013. Mais 75% des Français le jugent inatteignable, selon un sondage Ifop pour le JDD publié ce dimanche. Et vous?
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Mot du jour: aléatoire

Learn a new French word today: aléatoire.

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French verb of the week: déménager

Learn simple verb conjugations, see similarly conjugated verbs, and learn more with links to related lessons for the French verb déménager.
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Mot du jour: sec

Learn a new French word today: sec.

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Mot du jour: usuel

Learn a French word a day: usuel.

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Réveillon

Réveillon | French and France | Scoop.it
Between Christmas and New Year's Eve is one of the best times of the year to be in Paris. It seems like the whole world comes here to enjoy the spirit of the season. The few weeks ahead of this time are not so bad either.
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3 bistros we like in the 10th arrondissement

One only has to walk for 10 meters in Paris to find a bistro. But we’ve had enough being served defrosted duck confit or being attacked by an embittered waiter.
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Meilleurs Voeux 2013

Meilleurs Voeux 2013 | French and France | Scoop.it
Une photo volée au mur d'une amie récemment et joyeusement retrouvée pour l'illustration...
Une phrase pleine de sagesse empruntée avec reconnaissance à un ami Facebook pour les bonnes résolutions...
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Mot du jour: pudeur

Learn a French word a day: pudeur.

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French phrases: Expressions with fois

The French word une fois literally means "time" or "instance" and is also used in many of idiomatic expressions. Learn how to say once upon a time; going, going, gone!; oft-repeated; and more with this list of expressions with fois.
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French improvement: New Year's Resolutions

Another new year is almost upon us - take advantage of this annual fresh start to make a New Year's resolution (une bonne résolution de nouvel an) regarding your French learning.
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