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Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute French Season 1, Lesson 14 - When are you leaving? In this lesson, you’ll learn how to ask when someone is leaving in French.
Body
Becky: Here's the informal way to ask 'When are you leaving?' in French.
Yasmine: [Normal] Tu pars quand?
Becky: First is a word meaning 'you'
Yasmine: [Normal] tu [Slow] tu
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'leave'
Yasmine: [Normal] pars [Slow] pars
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'when'
Yasmine: [Normal] quand [Slow] quand
Becky: Note the rising intonation. Listen again to the informal question meaning 'When are you leaving?'
Yasmine: [Slow] Tu pars quand? [Normal] Tu pars quand?
Becky: Now, imagine you're speaking to a stranger. Here's the formal way to ask, 'When are you leaving?'
Yasmine: [Normal] Quand partez-vous?
Becky: First is a word meaning 'when'
Yasmine: [Normal] quand [Slow] quand
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'leave'
Yasmine: [Normal] partez [Slow] partez
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'you'
Yasmine: [Normal] vous [Slow] vous
Becky: Note again the rising intonation. Listen again to the formal question meaning 'When are you leaving?'
Yasmine: [Slow] Quand partez-vous? [Normal] Quand partez-vous?
Becky: Here's a response meaning 'I leave in two hours.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Je pars dans deux heures.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Yasmine: [Normal] je [Slow] je
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'leave'
Yasmine: [Normal] pars [Slow] pars
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'in'
Yasmine: [Normal] dans [Slow] dans
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'two'
Yasmine: [Normal] deux [Slow] deux
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'hours'
Yasmine: [Normal] heures [Slow] heures
Becky: Listen again to the response, 'I leave in two hours.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Je pars dans deux heures. [Normal] Je pars dans deux heures.
Becky: Here's a response meaning, 'I leave next week.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Je pars la semaine prochaine.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Yasmine: [Normal] je [Slow] je
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'leave'
Yasmine: [Normal] pars [Slow] pars
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'the'
Yasmine: [Normal] la [Slow] la
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'week'
Yasmine: [Normal] semaine [Slow] semaine
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'next'
Yasmine: [Normal] prochaine [Slow] prochaine
Becky: Listen again to the response, 'I leave next week.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Je pars la semaine prochaine. [Normal] Je pars la semaine prochaine.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Yasmine: A nice thing, if you don't want to sound as if you can't wait for the other person to be gone, would be to add tu reviens quand? (When are you coming back?)

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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