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French Nouns and Adjectives: Irregular F...
Most #French nouns and adjectives become feminine with the simple addition of -e to the end of them. Then there are the exceptions. The following lesson identifies irregular feminine forms, words with specific endings that feature different spelling patterns when feminine. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench
French Verbs: Passer
"Passer" means "to pass", at least most of the time. It can be a tricky verb in that sometimes it requires the auxiliary verb "avoir" and other times, it requires "être". This lesson details how to tell when to use one over the other and goes over all the different ways you can user "passer" in everyday conversation. #french #learnfrench #lawlessfrench
French Grammar: Causative Construction
Ever spotted a #French sentence with "faire faire" in it and assumed a) it's a typo, b) you drank too much or 3) you need new glasses? What you saw is in fact a completely valid grammatical phenomenon. It's called a causative construction. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench
French Grammar: Subjunctive with Conjunc...
Some conjunctions, like “à condition que” signal that subjunctive conjugation is required. Other conjunctions, like “ainsi que”, signal nothing of the sort. So is it one big guessing game? Not quite. There is a conceptual difference between the conjunctions that do require the subjunctive and those that do not.
French Quizzes: Writing Challenges
Write French better and faster. Lawless French's co-branded site, Progress with Lawless French, features hundreds of #French writing challenges, from beginner to advanced. Choose your level, get started, get scored, and then get directed to a personalized set of grammar topics to help you overcome any weak points spotted in the challenge. #learnfrench #lawlessfrench #pwlf #frenchquiz