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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know French Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 15 - At a Family Reunion.
Eric: Hi everyone, I'm Eric.
Yasmine: And I'm Yasmine.
Eric: In this lesson, you'll learn how to post and leave comments in French about a family gathering. François goes to a family gathering, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Yasmine: Pique-nique avec la famille :)
Eric: Meaning - "Picnic with the family :)" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
François: Pique-nique avec la famille :)
(clicking sound)
Elodie: Passe le bonjour à tout le monde de ma part stp!
Jean: J'ai une tête affreuse sur cette photo!
Céline: Super! Le temps est idéal pour un pique-nique :)
Pierre: Profitez-bien de votre week-end!
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
François: Pique-nique avec la famille :)
Eric: "Picnic with the family :)"
(clicking sound)
Elodie: Passe le bonjour à tout le monde de ma part stp!
Eric: "Say hi to everyone please!"
Jean: J'ai une tête affreuse sur cette photo!
Eric: "I look horrible in this picture!"
Céline: Super! Le temps est idéal pour un pique-nique :)
Eric: "Great! The weather is perfect for a picnic :)"
Pierre: Profitez-bien de votre week-end!
Eric: "Enjoy your weekend!"
POST
Eric: Listen again to François's post.
Yasmine: Pique-nique avec la famille :)
Eric: "Picnic with the family :)"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Pique-nique avec la famille :) (Regular) Pique-nique avec la famille :)
Eric: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "picnic."
Yasmine: Pique-nique
Eric: Starting a sentence with a noun shows that it's the most important part of what you want to say. Listen again- "picnic" is...
Yasmine: (SLOW) Pique-nique (REGULAR) Pique-nique
Eric: Then comes the phrase - "with the family."
Yasmine: avec la famille
Eric: In France, when people have a family reunion, meals can last for hours. There are many dishes in a typical French course, and family gatherings are a great opportunity to catch up with relatives you don't see all that often. Listen again- "with the family" is...
Yasmine: (SLOW) avec la famille (REGULAR) avec la famille
Eric: All together, "Picnic with the family :)"
Yasmine: Pique-nique avec la famille :)
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, François's friends leave some comments.
Eric: His high school friend, Elodie, uses an expression meaning - "Say hi to everyone please!"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Passe le bonjour à tout le monde de ma part stp! (REGULAR) Passe le bonjour à tout le monde de ma part stp!
[Pause]
Yasmine: Passe le bonjour à tout le monde de ma part stp!
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling optimistic.
Eric: His nephew, Jean, uses an expression meaning - "I look horrible in this picture!"
Yasmine: (SLOW) J'ai une tête affreuse sur cette photo! (REGULAR) J'ai une tête affreuse sur cette photo!
[Pause]
Yasmine: J'ai une tête affreuse sur cette photo!
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling cynical.
Eric: His neighbor, Céline, uses an expression meaning - "Great! The weather is perfect for a picnic :)"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Super! Le temps est idéal pour un pique-nique :) (REGULAR) Super! Le temps est idéal pour un pique-nique :)
[Pause]
Yasmine: Super! Le temps est idéal pour un pique-nique :)
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling warmhearted.
Eric: His supervisor, Pierre, uses an expression meaning - "Enjoy your weekend!"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Profitez-bien de votre week-end! (REGULAR) Profitez-bien de votre week-end!
[Pause]
Yasmine: Profitez-bien de votre week-end!
Eric: Use this expression to be old fashioned.

Outro

Eric: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about a family gathering, which phrase would you use? Leave us a comment letting us know. And we'll see you next time!
Yasmine: Au revoir

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If a friend posted something about a family gathering which phrase would you use?

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