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Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute French Season 1, Lesson 22 - Ordering at a restaurant. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to order at a restaurant or coffee shop in French.
Body
Becky: Here's the informal way to say 'Can I see the menu?' in French.
Yasmine: [Normal] Je peux voir le menu?
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Yasmine: [Normal] je [Slow] je
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'can'
Yasmine: [Normal] peux [Slow] peux
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'see'
Yasmine: [Normal] voir [Slow] voir
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'the'
Yasmine: [Normal] le [Slow] le
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'menu'
Yasmine: [Normal] menu [Slow] menu
Becky: Listen again to the informal phrase meaning 'Can I see the menu?'
Yasmine: [Slow] Je peux voir le menu? [Normal] Je peux voir le menu?
Becky: Ok, now let's take a look at the formal way to say 'What do you recommend?'
Yasmine: [Normal] Que recommandez-vous?
Becky: First is a word meaning 'what'
Yasmine: [Normal] que [Slow] que
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'recommend'
Yasmine: [Normal] recommandez [Slow] recommandez
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'you'
Yasmine: [Normal] vous [Slow] vous
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'What do you recommend?'
Yasmine: [Slow] Que recommandez-vous? [Normal] Que recommandez-vous?
Becky: Following is the informal way to say 'A coffee for me.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Un café pour moi.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'a'
Yasmine: [Normal] un [Slow] un
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'coffee'
Yasmine: [Normal] café [Slow] café
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'for'
Yasmine: [Normal] pour [Slow] pour
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'me'
Yasmine: [Normal] moi [Slow] moi
Becky: Listen again to the informal phrase meaning 'A coffee for me.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Un café pour moi. [Normal] Un café pour moi.
Becky: Finally is a formal way to say 'I would like a coffee.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Je voudrais un café.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Yasmine: [Normal] je [Slow] je
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'would like'
Yasmine: [Normal] voudrais [Slow] voudrais
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'a'
Yasmine: [Normal] un [Slow] un
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'coffee'
Yasmine: [Normal] café [Slow] café
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'I would like a coffee.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Je voudrais un café. [Normal] Je voudrais un café.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Yasmine: Even if "the customer is king" in general, in France people are quite polite when ordering, and say "thanks, have a nice day", for example, when they are leaving a restaurant.

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 06:30 PM
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Hi Listeners, what would you like to order?

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Friday at 10:15 PM
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Bonjour Saeyoung et Apirath,

Merci pour ton commentaire ! 😄 Vos phrases sont correctes, bravo.


Belle journée,

Marion

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Saeyoung
Wednesday at 01:22 PM
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Bonjour!! Je voudrais un café ✨

Apirath
Monday at 02:47 AM
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Je voudrais un morceau de gâteau, s'il vous plaît. :grin: