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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know French Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 2 - A Visit to the Mall.
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 going shopping. Léa shops with her sister at the mall, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Yasmine: Journée shopping avec ma petite soeur adorée :D 3
Eric: Meaning - "Shopping day with my beloved little sister :D 3" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Léa: Journée shopping avec ma petite soeur adorée :D 3
(clicking sound)
François: Sympa!
Céline: Profitez-bien :)
Inès: Il faudra que tu me montres ce que tu as acheté!
Rémi: Par ce temps pourri? Vous avez du courage! :p
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Léa: Journée shopping avec ma petite soeur adorée :D 3
Eric: "Shopping day with my beloved little sister :D 3"
(clicking sound)
François: Sympa!
Eric: "Nice!"
Céline: Profitez-bien :)
Eric: "Enjoy :)"
Inès: Il faudra que tu me montres ce que tu as acheté!
Eric: "You'll have to show me what you bought!"
Rémi: Par ce temps pourri? Vous avez du courage! :p
Eric: "With this crappy weather? You're brave :p"
POST
Eric: Listen again to Léa's post.
Yasmine: Journée shopping avec ma petite soeur adorée :D 3
Eric: "Shopping day with my beloved little sister :D 3"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Journée shopping avec ma petite soeur adorée :D 3 (Regular) Journée shopping avec ma petite soeur adorée :D 3
Eric: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "shopping day."
Yasmine: journée shopping
Eric: In France, people like to go shopping on weekends in malls, either with their friends, their partners, or even by themselves when they're looking for something in particular. Listen again- "shopping day" is...
Yasmine: (SLOW) journée shopping (REGULAR) journée shopping
Eric: Then comes the phrase - "with my beloved little sister."
Yasmine: avec ma petite soeur adorée
Eric: Use this phrase when you want to say that you really enjoy being with a person. Listen again- "with my beloved little sister" is...
Yasmine: (SLOW) avec ma petite soeur adorée (REGULAR) avec ma petite soeur adorée
Eric: All together, "Shopping day with my beloved little sister :D 3"
Yasmine: Journée shopping avec ma petite soeur adorée :D 3
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Léa's friends leave some comments.
Eric: Her boyfriend, François, uses an expression meaning - "Nice!"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Sympa! (REGULAR) Sympa!
[Pause]
Yasmine: Sympa!
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling determined.
Eric: Her neighbor, Céline, uses an expression meaning - "Enjoy :)"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Profitez-bien :) (REGULAR) Profitez-bien :)
[Pause]
Yasmine: Profitez-bien :)
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling warmhearted.
Eric: Her high school friend, Inès, uses an expression meaning - "You'll have to show me what you bought!"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Il faudra que tu me montres ce que tu as acheté! (REGULAR) Il faudra que tu me montres ce que tu as acheté!
[Pause]
Yasmine: Il faudra que tu me montres ce que tu as acheté!
Eric: Use this expression to be funny.
Eric: Her college friend, Rémi, uses an expression meaning - "With this crappy weather? You're brave :p"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Par ce temps pourri? Vous avez du courage! :p (REGULAR) Par ce temps pourri? Vous avez du courage! :p
[Pause]
Yasmine: Par ce temps pourri? Vous avez du courage! :p
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling frivolous.

Outro

Eric: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about going shopping, 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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Friday at 06:30 PM
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If a friend posted something about going shopping which phrase would you use?

Aday
Friday at 07:57 AM
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Il faut que tu m'achète quelque chose ! :smile::innocent:


You have to buy me something!