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Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute French Season 1, Lesson 21 - I don't like. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to say that you don't like something in French.
Body
Becky: Here's the formal way to say 'I don't like this.' in French.
Yasmine: [Normal] Je n'aime pas cela.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Yasmine: [Normal] je [Slow] je
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'not'
Yasmine: [Normal] n'...pas [Slow] n'...pas
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'like'
Yasmine: [Normal] aime [Slow] aime
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'this'
Yasmine: [Normal] cela [Slow] cela
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'I don't like this.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Je n'aime pas cela. [Normal] Je n'aime pas cela.
Becky: Ok, now let's take a look at the formal way to say 'I don't like waiting.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Je n'aime pas attendre.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I '
Yasmine: [Normal] je [Slow] je
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'not'
Yasmine: [Normal] n'...pas [Slow] n'...pas
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'like'
Yasmine: [Normal] aime [Slow] aime
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'wait'
Yasmine: [Normal] attendre [Slow] attendre
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'I don't like waiting.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Je n'aime pas attendre. [Normal] Je n'aime pas attendre.
Becky: Next up is the formal way to say 'I hate this.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Je déteste cela.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Yasmine: [Normal] je [Slow] je
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'hate'
Yasmine: [Normal] déteste [Slow] déteste
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'this'
Yasmine: [Normal] cela [Slow] cela
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'I hate this.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Je déteste cela. [Normal] Je déteste cela.
Becky: Finally is a way to say 'I hate waiting.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Je déteste attendre.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Yasmine: [Normal] je [Slow] je
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'hate'
Yasmine: [Normal] déteste [Slow] déteste
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'wait'
Yasmine: [Normal] attendre [Slow] attendre
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'I hate waiting.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Je déteste attendre. [Normal] Je déteste attendre.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Yasmine: In France, unlike some other countries, it's ok when you don't like something and say it. It's not considered to be impolite.

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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Friday at 6:30 pm
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Hi Listeners! Try translating this: 'I don't like exams.'

FrenchPod101.comVerified
Thursday at 4:36 pm
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Bonjour Erion et merci pour votre message.


Moi non plus je n'aime pas les examens. 😞


A bientôt !

Marie Alice

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Erion
Friday at 11:44 pm
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Bonjour,


Je n'aime pas les examens.


Bon weekend.

Erion

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Bonjour jitendra


We're glad to hear that you liked the lesson.


We hope you'll enjoy the rest as well! :wink:


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jitendra
Monday at 7:52 pm
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i like too much this lesson

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Sunday at 8:37 pm
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Bonjour Jitendra !


Merci pour votre commentaire !

Pouvez-vous le dire en Français ?


Bon week-end !

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jitendra
Monday at 7:50 pm
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this is wonderful lesson

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Thursday at 4:27 am
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Bonjour Ariomeli et merci pour votre commentaire !


Il faut dire : je n'aime pas cela


A bientôt !

Marie Alice

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AriOmeli
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Je aime pas cela ?