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Bastille Day French Vocabulary - le 14 Juillet, La Fête Nationale

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July the 14th is the French national day - it's called "Bastille day" outside of France but never in France! "Le Quatorze Juillet" is a day of celebrating French culture. Numerous public events take place: military parades, city meals, dances, parties and many amazing fireworks. But what are French people really doing on that day?

Understanding The French Subject Pronoun On

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The use of "On" may be the most blatant difference between traditional French and modern spoken French... "On" means "we" in modern French, and we use it all the time as such. However, "on" could mean so much more: "one", "people"... but also "someone", "you", "they" and even "he, she" and "I"... Today I'll go over the many meanings of the impersonal French subject pronoun "on", I'll explain what happens with "on" and adjectives, and give you many examples.