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Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute French Season 1, Lesson 1 - Self Introduction. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to introduce yourself in French.
Body
Becky: Here's the informal way to introduce yourself in French. It translates to 'Hi I'm, plus your name.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Salut, je m'appelle Yasmine
Becky: First is a word meaning 'Hi'
Yasmine: [Normal] Salut [Slow] Salut
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'I'
Yasmine: [Normal] je [Slow] je
Becky: Next is the phrase meaning 'am called'
Yasmine: [Normal] m'appelle [Slow] m'appelle
Becky: Last we have the person’s name, in this case Yasmine.
Yasmine: [Normal] Yasmine
Becky: Listen again to the informal phrase meaning 'Hi I'm Yasmine.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Salut, je m'appelle Yasmine [Normal] Salut, je m'appelle Yasmine
Becky: Ok, now let's take a look at the formal way to introduce yourself, which translates to 'Good day, I'm, plus your name.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Bonjour, je m'appelle Yasmine Morel.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'Good morning'
Yasmine: [Normal] Bonjour [Slow] Bonjour
Becky: Then the word meaning 'I'
Yasmine: [Normal] je [Slow] je
Becky: Then the word meaning 'am called'
Yasmine: [Normal] m'appelle [Slow] m'appelle
Becky: Last is the person's full name, in this case Yasmine Morel.
Yasmine: [Normal] Yasmine Morel
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'Good day, I'm Yasmine Morel.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Bonjour, je m'appelle Yasmine Morel. [Normal] Bonjour, je m'appelle Yasmine Morel.
Becky: Next up is the informal way to say 'Nice to meet you.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Ravi(e) de te rencontrer.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'delighted'
Yasmine: [Normal] ravi(e) [Slow] ravi(e)
Becky: Then is the word meaning 'to'
Yasmine: [Normal] de [Slow] de
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'you'
Yasmine: [Normal] te [Slow] te
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'meet'
Yasmine: [Normal] rencontrer [Slow] rencontrer
Becky: Listen again to the informal phrase meaning 'Nice to meet you.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Ravi(e) de te rencontrer. [Normal] Ravi(e) de te rencontrer.
Becky: Finally, here is a formal way to say 'Nice to meet you.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Ravi(e) de vous rencontrer.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'delighted'
Yasmine: [Normal] ravi(e) [Slow] ravi(e)
Becky: Then the word meaning 'to'
Yasmine: [Normal] de [Slow] de
Becky: Then the word meaning 'you'
Yasmine: [Normal] vous [Slow] vous
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'meet'
Yasmine: [Normal] rencontrer [Slow] rencontrer
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'Nice to meet you.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Ravi(e) de vous rencontrer. [Normal] Ravi(e) de vous rencontrer.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Yasmine: When you introduce yourself, it's a good habit to shake hands in France, and if you are not sure whether to use the formal or informal version, just say simply enchanté(e).
If you use the correct sentence with French people, they’re definitely going to be impressed!

Outro

Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!

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Thursday at 06:30 PM
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Can you introduce yourself in French?

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Sunday at 06:55 AM
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Salut Bhavika,


You are very welcome. 😇

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

We wish you good luck with your language studies.


Bonne journée,

Levente

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Bhavika
Sunday at 04:04 AM
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Salut , je m'appele bhavika

Enchantee de te rencontrer👍

Bhavika
Sunday at 04:03 AM
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Thank you for the best learning

It's just amazing

Merci beaucoup 👍

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Saturday at 12:12 PM
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Salut George,


You are very very welcome. 😇❤️️ We were so happy to read your positive message!

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

We wish you good luck with your language studies.


Bonne journée,

Levente

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George
Friday at 03:54 AM
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Amazing , this method seems to fit my learning style. I have enjoyed this lesson very much . Thanks

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Monday at 10:52 PM
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Bonjour Ayodeji,

Enchantée, bienvenue !


Bonne journée,

Marion

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Ayodeji
Sunday at 12:37 AM
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Salut, Je m'appelle Ayodeji.

Enchanté.

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Salut Stacy Anyango Otieno,


You are very very welcome. 😇❤️️ We were so happy to read your positive message!

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We wish you good luck with your language studies.


Bonne journée,

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Stacy Anyango Otieno
Friday at 09:02 PM
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The lesson was awesome and I learnt a lot .

Merci.

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Bonjour Angie,

Ravie de faire ta connaissance ! 😄


Bonne journée,

Marion

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