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Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute French Season 1, Lesson 3 - Manners. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to thank other people in various ways in French.
Body
Becky: Here's how to say 'Thank you.' in French.
Yasmine: [Normal] Merci.
Becky: This expression has only one word meaning 'thank you '
Yasmine: [Normal] merci [Slow] merci
Becky: Listen again to the word meaning 'Thank you.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Merci. [Normal] Merci.
Becky: Ok, now let's take a look at the way to say 'Thank you very much.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Merci beaucoup.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'thank you '
Yasmine: [Normal] merci [Slow] merci
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'very much'
Yasmine: [Normal] beaucoup [Slow] beaucoup
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'Thank you very much.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Merci beaucoup. [Normal] Merci beaucoup.
Becky: Next up is the way to say 'Thank you, gladly.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Merci, avec joie.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'thank you'
Yasmine: [Normal] merci [Slow] merci
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'with'
Yasmine: [Normal] avec [Slow] avec
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'joy'
Yasmine: [Normal] joie [Slow] joie
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'Thank you, gladly.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Merci, avec joie. [Normal] Merci, avec joie.
Becky: Finally is a way to say 'Thanks for everything.'
Yasmine: [Normal] Merci pour tout.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'thank you'
Yasmine: [Normal] merci [Slow] merci
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'for'
Yasmine: [Normal] pour [Slow] pour
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'everything'
Yasmine: [Normal] tout [Slow] tout
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'Thanks for everything.'
Yasmine: [Slow] Merci pour tout. [Normal] Merci pour tout.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Yasmine: The usage of merci, merci beaucoup is exactly the same as the English "thank you", "thank you very much".

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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