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Si Clauses: First Conditional

The first conditional is an if-then proposition that talks about a likely situation: if something happens (the condition), then something else happens (the result).
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Calendar Concentration

Practice French calendar vocabulary with this game of Concentration: match each French term with its English translation.
         
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Generator Hostel to Open in Paris Feb 1

Generator Hostel to Open in Paris Feb 1 | French and France | Scoop.it

Generator Hostels will open their first Paris hostel on Feb 1, bringing their
worldwide total to nine. With 950 beds in five room categories--including private rooms with private terraces--this is the largest Generator so far.

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Soldes

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Listen and learn about the history and characteristics of France's twice-annual sales.
         
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Entre chien et loup

Entre chien et loup | French and France | Scoop.it
Don't wait until nightfall to read this lesson on the idiomatic French expression entre chien et loup.
         
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My Eyes Adored You

My eyes adored you. Waiting for the 96 bus on rue du Four, looking up at the unmistakable, yet infinitely variable roof lines, my eyes adored you. Walking along rue des Fossés St.
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À

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The preposition à is generally summarized as "to, at, or in," but it has quite a few more meanings and uses than that.
         
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Paris, le week-end d’après

Paris, le week-end d’après | French and France | Scoop.it
Vous avez très nombreux à me faire parvenir des messages disant votre soutien, votre sympathie et votre révolte devant ce qui s’est passé à Paris ces derniers jours. Vous étiez Charlie comme vous me l’avez souvent écrit.
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Agreement with Subjects

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The three French verb constructions which include some form of être plus a past participle usually require grammatical agreement of the past participle with the subject.
         
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Definite Article

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The French definite article indicates either a particular noun or, contrarily, the general sense of a noun. It's used similarly to its English counterpart, but there are many instances where a definite article is required in French but not English.
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Au Palais de la découverte

Au Palais de la découverte | French and France | Scoop.it
Nous y sommes allées le dimanche 28 décembre. Micaela était très heureuse de cette sortie dans Paris. Le Palais de la découverte se situe en bas des Champs-Elysées dans une aile du Grand Palais, tout près de la Seine.
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Demonstrative Pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns replace a specific noun that was mentioned previously. In French, they must agree with the noun(s) in number and gender.
         
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Silent Letters

French has a lot of silent letters, which can make pronunciation and spelling exasperating—at least until you learn the rules and patterns to these sneaky non-sounds.
         
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Don’t Lose Your French!

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Find out how to maintain your French with this reading comprehension exercise.
         
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Fractions

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In both French and English, there's a lot of overlap between fractions and ordinals: the vast majority of these two types of numbers share the same word.
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Present Participle Quiz

Present Participle Quiz | French and France | Scoop.it
Test yourself on conjugating and using French present participles, or take a look at the lesson to review.
         
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Falloir

The irregular French verb falloir means "to need," "to be necessary," or "to be lacking." Since falloir is an impersonal verb, it has only one conjugation in each tense and mood: the third person singular; for example, the present tense il faut.
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News

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If you want to know what's going on in the world, this vocabulary related to news and current events will help you understand what you read and hear.
         
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Charlie Hebdo

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Listen to a news report offering a brief overview of the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack, including a transcript and English translation.
         
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Émile, ou de l’Éducation

Émile, ou de l’Éducation | French and France | Scoop.it
Read the first few paragraphs of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's classic treatise on eduction, in French or English.
         
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Expressing Regret and Sorrow

Expressing Regret and Sorrow | French and France | Scoop.it
When you make a mistake that you need to apologize for, or learn of a tragedy that has befallen another, these phrases will help you express your regret or sorrow.
         
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Acute Accent: é

Acute Accent: é | French and France | Scoop.it
In French, E is the only letter that can be modified with l'accent aigu, the acute accent. With the accent, it may be called either e accent aigu or simply é, pronounced [e].
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