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Sauter aux yeux

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The meaning of the French expression sauter aux yeux will be blindingly obvious after you read this lesson.
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Tous les trente-six du mois

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If you wait until the 36th of the month to learn about the French expression tous les trente-six du mois, it'll never happen.
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Ne tirez pas sur le pianiste

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Why would anyone want to shoot the pianist? Find out in this lesson on the French expression ne tirez pas sur le pianiste.
          
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De l'importance de dire « bonjour »

De l'importance de dire « bonjour » | French and France | Scoop.it
En France il est vital de toujours dire bonjour, en premier, avant de dire quoi que ce soit d’autre.
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Tirer plus vite que son ombre

Tirer plus vite que son ombre | French and France | Scoop.it
Click like lightning to learn the French expression tirer plus vite que son ombre.
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Reading Practice – Lawless French

Reading Practice – Lawless French | French and France | Scoop.it

 

Work on your French reading comprehension with short articles about travel, culture, and practical information about life in France. The side-by-side translation is hidden when you first visit the page so that you can see how well you understand the French without cheat—I mean, getting distracted. ;-) When you’re ready, just click the blurred text to reveal the English translation.

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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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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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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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Réveillon

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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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Sûr et certain

Sûr et certain | French and France | Scoop.it
I'm absolutely positive you should read this lesson on the French expression sûr et certain.
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Les grandes vacances

Les grandes vacances | French and France | Scoop.it
C'est le moment tant attendu des écoliers, collégiens et lycéens à qui il tarde de prendre deux mois de vacances bien méritées.
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Toulon, France

Toulon, France | French and France | Scoop.it
Préfecture du Var, Toulon est la 15e plus grande ville de France et la 3e de la région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (PACA). Le port militaire de Toulon, alias arsenal, est l'une des deux plus grandes bases navales françaises.
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Se mettre sur son trente et un

Se mettre sur son trente et un | French and France | Scoop.it
You don't have to get dressed up to learn about the French expression se mettre sur son trente et un.
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Expressions – Lawless French

Expressions – Lawless French | French and France | Scoop.it
Idiomatic expressions, everyday expressions - lots of lessons to help you speak French like the natives.
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The Subjunctivisor

The Subjunctivisor | French and France | Scoop.it
The Subjunctivisor is an interactive tool that will advise you on whether to use the subjunctive or indicative with more than 250 French verbs, expressions, and conjugations.
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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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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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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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