Le Havre rules: How to talk about French towns called Le, La or Les

Le Havre rules: How to talk about French towns called Le, La or Les

If you're into car racing, French politics or visits to seaside resorts you are likely at some point to need to talk about French towns with a 'Le' in the title. But how you talk about these places involves a slightly unexpected French grammar rule. Here's how it works.

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The health passport is feminine, rules French language guardian

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Sex, strikes and surrender: The most commonly asked questions about France and the French

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