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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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Wednesday at 06:33 PM
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Bonjour Maleesha,

Merci pour ton commentaire, je suis ravie de faire ta connaissance ! 😄


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Maleesha Manchanchanayaka
Friday at 09:58 PM
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Salut Je m'appelle Maleesha . Enchanté . Merci beaucoup pour ce travail

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Wednesday at 01:28 AM
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Bonjour Anne, Rahma et Justin,

Merci à tous les trois pour vos commentaires. Enchantée ! 😄


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Justin
Tuesday at 09:17 AM
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Salut! Je m’appelle Justin. Enchanté.

Justin
Tuesday at 09:11 AM
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Salut! Je m’appelle Justin. Ravie de te rencontrer et Enchanté à tous! à bientôt!

Rahma
Tuesday at 07:43 AM
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I loved it so much really so much ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

Anne Egwuatu
Monday at 01:53 AM
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Salut , Je m'appelle Egwuatu Anne

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Wednesday at 08:13 PM
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Bonjour Doris,

Ravie de te rencontrer ! Be careful with your spelling, it's "ravie" and "rencontrer" 😉.


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Doris
Monday at 08:28 PM
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Bonjour,

Je m'appelle Doris

Renvie vous recontrer ;)

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Bonjour Carolyne,

Merci pour ton commentaire ! Bon apprentissage sur FrenchPod ! 😄


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