XPress: French in 40 Hours

Greetings

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Greetings (les salutations)

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English French
Listen and Repeat
Write
Hello Bonjour  
Good-bye Au revoir  
Please S'il vous plaît  
Thank you Merci  
You're welcome De rien  
My name is Marc Je m'appelle Marc  
What is your name? Quel est votre nom?
 
Nice to meet you Enchanté  
This is my mother Je vous présente ma mère
 
Please speak slowly Parlez lentement, s'il vous plaît
 
See you next time à la prochaine  

 

Helpful verbs and pronouns

présenter ("to introduce"), rencontrer ("to meet"); vous ("you"), mon/ma ("my")

présenter
Je vous présente ma copine = "This is my girlfriend"
 
rencontrer
Je voudrais rencontrer votre famille = "I would like to meet your family".
 
You can learn the conjugation of these verbs here.
 
You can find more information about pronouns here. You can use the BonPatron Grammar Guide to test your knowledge on a wide variety of verbs and nouns.
 
 

Grammar Point: "there" in French

To say "there is/are", write Il y a, e.g.: "There is someone at the door" = Il y a quelqu'un à la porte; to refer to a location, use the form y BEFORE the verb, e.g.: "I'm going there tomorrow" = J'y vais demain. You can find our more about the pronoun y here.

Give the English equivalent:

Enchanté =
De rien =
Quel est votre nom? =

Give the French equivalent:

Please =
This is my mother
My name is Paul =
See you next time =

Translate the following, then verify your grammar with BonPatron.com:

1. My aunt has eleven grandchildren.

2. I want to go there with my family.

3. Yesterday, I met his girlfriend.

4. There is someone who is waiting for you.

After producing your own grammatically correct translation on BonPatron.com, you can check your answer by typing R below:

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