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Intro

Hi, everyone, I’m Lindsay from FrenchPod101.com. In this video, we’ll be talking about the 10 Must-know Words to Party in France. Let’s begin!
WORD 1
[Normal] fête [Slow] fête
"party"
A party is a fun thing to do, a place where you can meet other people and spend time together.
Je vais à une fête d'anniversaire ce soir.
"I'm going to a birthday party this evening."
WORD 2
[Normal] danser [Slow] danser
"dance"
It’s common to dance at parties.
Elle aime danser.
"She likes to dance."
WORD 3
[Normal] boîte [Slow] boîte
"club"
Clubs are places with loud music, where you can dance and look for a date! You can invite your friends by saying...
On va en boîte ce soir?
"Do you want to go to a club tonight?"
WORD 4
[Normal] manger [Slow] manger
"eat"
It's very common to eat at a party.
Qui a mangé le dernier morceau de gâteau?
"Who ate the last piece of cake?"
WORD 5
[Normal] festival [Slow] festival
"festival"
Festivals are usually less informal than parties and last for more than one day.
Nous allons à ce festival chaque année.
"We go to this festival every year."
WORD 6
[Normal] boire [Slow] boire
"drink"
Drinking together is also a way to party and have fun. But be careful!
Elle a trop bu.
"She drank too much."
WORD 7
[Normal] Santé! [Slow] Santé!
"Cheers!"
French people say Santé! when touching glasses before a toast.
...Santé! [suggestion: possibly the host makes the toast gesture]
WORD 8
[Normal] devenir ivre [Slow] devenir ivre
"get drunk"
This is very common as people usually drink a lot at parties!
Il est devenu ivre au bout de deux verres seulement.
"He got drunk after only two drinks."
WORD 9
[Normal] musique [Slow] musique
"music"
Music is necessary to warm up the atmosphere at parties. It is also a good conversation-starter. For example, you can say...
Quel est ton genre de musique préféré?
"What is your favorite kind of music?"
WORD 10
[Normal] ami(e) [Slow] ami(e)
"friend"
Parties are made to make friends!
Je sors avec mes ce amis ce week-end.
"I'll go out with my friends this weekend."
WORD 11
[Normal] parler [Slow] parler
"talk"
At parties, you usually talk to people and make friends.
Il faut qu'on parle.
"We need to talk."
WORD 12
[Normal] s'amuser [Slow] s'amuser
"have fun"
This is the purpose of any party or festival!
Les enfants s'amusent à la fête foraine.
"The kids had fun at the carnival."

Outro

Okay, that's all for this lesson. Have you had any party experience in France? If so, let us know in the comments. And we'll see you next time!
À bientôt!

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Tuesday at 06:30 PM
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Which word or phrase do you like the most?

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Thursday at 06:44 PM
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Bonjour Careyotani


It's better to say "J'ai bien travaillé ce soir"

"j'ai bien fait ce soir" doesn't make any sense in French.


Bonne journée !

Marie Alice

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careyotani
Monday at 04:37 AM
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For a small occasion, not a birthday or a holiday, can I ask: "J'ai bien fait ce soir. Tu veut fêter ça avec moi?"