Accents in French
Which Ones to Use Where, and with What Result
The French acute, grave, and circumflex accents: where to use them, and what effect they have (if any) on pronunciation.
Check Your French
Things to Check When You're Composing in French
You will be the joy of your professor if you follow the advice given here, and the despair of the same if you don’t.
Périphrase in French Prose
Avoiding Repetition at Any Cost
The French fondness for périphrase (the roundabout expression of a something, particularly as a way of avoiding the repetition of someone’s name).