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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know French Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 25 - Happy Anniversary!.
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 Anniversary greetings. François celebrates his wedding anniversary with his wife, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Yasmine: Dîner en amoureux pour nos 1 an de mariage 3
Eric: Meaning - "Candelit dinner for our one-year wedding anniversary 3". Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
François: Dîner en amoureux pour nos 1 an de mariage 3
(clicking sound)
Léa: J'ai hâte 3
Céline: Comme c'est romantique!
Inès: Déjà? Le temps passe super vite!
Elodie: Joyeux anniversaire de mariage les amoureux :)
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
François: Dîner en amoureux pour nos 1 an de mariage 3
Eric: "Candelit dinner for our one-year wedding anniversary 3"
(clicking sound)
Léa: J'ai hâte 3
Eric: "Can't wait 3"
Céline: Comme c'est romantique!
Eric: "How romantic!"
Inès: Déjà? Le temps passe super vite!
Eric: "Already? Time flies so fast!"
Elodie: Joyeux anniversaire de mariage les amoureux :)
Eric: "Happy wedding anniversary you lovebirds :)"
POST
Eric: Listen again to François's post.
Yasmine: Dîner en amoureux pour nos 1 an de mariage 3
Eric: "Candelit dinner for our one-year wedding anniversary 3"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Dîner en amoureux pour nos 1 an de mariage 3 (Regular) Dîner en amoureux pour nos 1 an de mariage 3
Eric: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "candelit dinner."
Yasmine: dîner en amoureux
Eric: In France, people don't eat out at nice restaurants all that often, as they can be expensive. But on special occasions, like a wedding anniversary, couples usually enjoy a nice dinner and some other fancy activity afterwards. Listen again- "candelit dinner" is...
Yasmine: (SLOW) dîner en amoureux (REGULAR) dîner en amoureux
Eric: Then comes the phrase - "for our one-year wedding anniversary."
Yasmine: pour nos un an de mariage
Eric: Anniversaries are quite a big deal in France. Couples often celebrate their love by doing something special together, but also by giving each other gifts like jewellery, perfume, flowers and so on... Listen again- "for our one-year wedding anniversary" is...
Yasmine: (SLOW) pour nos un an de mariage (REGULAR) pour nos un an de mariage
Eric: All together, "Candelit dinner for our one-year wedding anniversary 3"
Yasmine: Dîner en amoureux pour nos 1 an de mariage 3
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, François's friends leave some comments.
Eric: His wife, Léa, uses an expression meaning - "Can't wait 3"
Yasmine: (SLOW) J'ai hâte 3 (REGULAR) J'ai hâte 3
[Pause]
Yasmine: J'ai hâte 3
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling excited.
Eric: His neighbor, Céline, uses an expression meaning - "How romantic!"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Comme c'est romantique! (REGULAR) Comme c'est romantique!
[Pause]
Yasmine: Comme c'est romantique!
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling warmhearted.
Eric: His wife's high school friend, Inès, uses an expression meaning - "Already? Time flies so fast!"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Déjà? Le temps passe super vite! (REGULAR) Déjà? Le temps passe super vite!
[Pause]
Yasmine: Déjà? Le temps passe super vite!
Eric: Use this expression to be surprised.
Eric: His high school friend, Elodie, uses an expression meaning - "Happy wedding anniversary you lovebirds :)"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Joyeux anniversaire de mariage les amoureux :) (REGULAR) Joyeux anniversaire de mariage les amoureux :)
[Pause]
Yasmine: Joyeux anniversaire de mariage les amoureux :)
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling optimistic.

Outro

Eric: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about Anniversary greetings, which phrase would you use? Leave us a comment letting us know. And we'll see you in another series. Bye!
Yasmine: Au revoir

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If a friend posted something about Anniversary greetings which phrase would you use?

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Félicitations pour ton anniversaire de mariage!