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This month, we will not focus on a specific grammar point but on vocabulary!
We are going to look at greetings in French.
Here are the different ways to say “Hi” according to the time of the day and the person you are speaking to.
|bonjour||good day (greeting)|
|bonsoir||good evening/night (greeting)|
|bonne journée||good day (farewell)|
|bonne soirée||good evening/night (farewell)|
|bonne nuit||good night (farewell)|
|Comment allez-vous ?||How are you? formal|
|Comment vas-tu ?||How are you? informal|
|pas mal||-not bad|
|ça va ? informal||How’s it going? informal|
|-oui, ça va. informal||it’s going good|
|-ça va pas. informal||it’s not going too well|
|au revoir||see you later|
|à bientôt||see you soon|
|à tout à l’heure||see you soon|
|s’il vous plaît||Please|
|s’il te plaît informal|
|de rien||you’re welcome|
|excusez-moi||Excuse me (asking a question)|
|pardonnez-moi||Excuse me – bumping into someone, or moving through people|
|bonne chance||Good luck|
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