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The most basic form of French negation is wrapping ne…pas around a verb: “Je ne parle pas” (I don’t speak). However, there are many other negations such as ne…jamais (never) and ne…rien (nothing). This post provides a comprehensive guide to French negation by explaining 15 rules with example sentences and audio. Je ne parle pas …

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What are common French adverbs? The most common French adverbs are: bien (well), très bien, very well, mal (poorly), un peu (a little, a little bit), vite (quickly), lentement (slowly), souvent (often), maintenant (now) toujours (often), rarement (rarely), aussi (also) and trop (too, too much). This page covers over 100 French adverbs with detailed explanations. …

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The French expression “avoir envie” means both “to want” and “to fancy”. It is used to express desires and wishes. It is formed by combining “avoir” (to have) followed by the preposition “de” and a noun or infinitive. avoir envie de to want, fancy What does “avoir envie de” mean in French? Example sentences with …

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David Issokson

David Issokson is a lifelong language learner and speaks over seven languages. Of all the languages he speaks, he's the most passionate about French! David has helped hundreds of students to improve their French in his private lessons. When not teaching or writing his French Word of the Day lessons, David enjoys his time skiing, hiking and mountain biking in Victor, Idaho.

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