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Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute French Season 1, Lesson 24 - Offering an invitation. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to invite someone out in French.
Body
Becky: Here's the informal way to say 'Do you have plans on Friday night?' in French.
Yasmine: [Normal] Tu es occupé(e) vendredi soir?
Becky: First is a word meaning 'you'
Yasmine: [Normal] tu [Slow] tu
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'are'
Yasmine: [Normal] es [Slow] es
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'busy'
Yasmine: [Normal] occupé(e) [Slow] occupé(e)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'Friday'
Yasmine: [Normal] vendredi [Slow] vendredi
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'night'
Yasmine: [Normal] soir [Slow] soir
Becky: Listen again to the informal phrase meaning 'Do you have plans on Friday night?'
Yasmine: [Slow] Tu es occupé(e) vendredi soir? [Normal] Tu es occupé(e) vendredi soir?
Becky: Ok, now let's see the formal way to say 'Do you have plans on Friday night?'
Yasmine: [Normal] Êtes-vous occupé(e) vendredi soir?
Becky: First is a word meaning 'are'
Yasmine: [Normal] êtes [Slow] êtes
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'you'
Yasmine: [Normal] vous [Slow] vous
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'busy'
Yasmine: [Normal] occupé(e) [Slow] occupé(e)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'Friday'
Yasmine: [Normal] vendredi [Slow] vendredi
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'night'
Yasmine: [Normal] soir [Slow]
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'Do you have plans on Friday night?'
Yasmine: [Slow] Êtes-vous occupé(e) vendredi soir? [Normal] Êtes-vous occupé(e) vendredi soir?
Becky: Next up is the way to say 'I'm going to the movies.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Je vais au cinéma.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'I'
Yasmine: [Normal] je [Slow] je
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'go'
Yasmine: [Normal] vais [Slow] vais
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'to the'
Yasmine: [Normal] au [Slow] au
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'cinema'
Yasmine: [Normal] cinéma [Slow] cinéma
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'I'm going to the movies.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Je vais au cinéma. [Normal] Je vais au cinéma.
Becky: Finally, here is an informal way to say 'Will you join?'
Yasmine: [Normal] Tu veux venir?
Becky: First is a word meaning 'you'
Yasmine: [Normal] tu [Slow] tu
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'want'
Yasmine: [Normal] veux [Slow] veux
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'come'
Yasmine: [Normal] venir [Slow] venir
Becky: Listen again to the informal phrase meaning 'Will you join?'
Yasmine: [Slow] Tu veux venir? [Normal] Tu veux venir?
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Yasmine: In French the most common sentence used when asking someone out is On va boire un verre? which means something like "Do you want to go get a drink?"

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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Hey Listeners! Can you tell us about your plans in French?

FrenchPod101.com Verified
Friday at 05:11 PM
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Bonjour Amardeep,

C'est juste, good job! Just be careful not to overuse capitalized letters, "je veux venir" would be just as fine! 😉


Bonne journée,

Marion

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Amardeep
Thursday at 07:44 PM
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Tu Veux Venir