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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Must-Know French Social Media Phrases Season 1. Lesson 6 - An Unfortunate Accident.
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 an accident. Léa accidentally breaks her mobile phone, posts an image of it, and leaves this comment:
Yasmine: Mon téléphone est cassé! :'(
Eric: Meaning - "My phone is broken! :'(" Listen to a reading of the post and the comments that follow.
DIALOGUE
(clicking sound)
Léa: Mon téléphone est cassé! :'(
(clicking sound)
Céline: Oh non :(
Inès: On va aller faire du shopping ce week-end!
Rémi: Comment tu as réussi à faire ça? :p
François: Tu as perdu beaucoup de données importantes?
Eric: Listen again with the English translation.
(clicking sound)
Léa: Mon téléphone est cassé! :'(
Eric: "My phone is broken! :'("
(clicking sound)
Céline: Oh non :(
Eric: "Oh no :("
Inès: On va aller faire du shopping ce week-end!
Eric: "Let's go shopping this weekend!"
Rémi: Comment tu as réussi à faire ça? :p
Eric: "How did you manage to do that? :p"
François: Tu as perdu beaucoup de données importantes?
Eric: "Did you lose a lot of important data?"
POST
Eric: Listen again to Léa's post.
Yasmine: Mon téléphone est cassé! :'(
Eric: "My phone is broken! :'("
Yasmine: (SLOW) Mon téléphone est cassé! :'( (Regular) Mon téléphone est cassé! :'(
Eric: Let's break this down. First is an expression meaning "my phone."
Yasmine: mon téléphone
Eric: In France, smartphones are becoming more and more popular. There are many brands, colors, and sizes suitable for anyone's taste. Listen again- "my phone" is...
Yasmine: (SLOW) mon téléphone (REGULAR) mon téléphone
Eric: Then comes the phrase - "is broken."
Yasmine: est cassé
Eric: This phrase is used to express that something is not working anymore. It can be used with any kind of object: electronic devices, toys, kitchenware, etc... Listen again- "is broken" is...
Yasmine: (SLOW) est cassé (REGULAR) est cassé
Eric: All together, "My phone is broken! :'("
Yasmine: Mon téléphone est cassé! :'(
COMMENTS
Eric: In response, Léa's friends leave some comments.
Eric: Her neighbor, Céline, uses an expression meaning - "Oh no :("
Yasmine: (SLOW) Oh non :( (REGULAR) Oh non :(
[Pause]
Yasmine: Oh non :(
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling concerned.
Eric: Her high school friend, Inès, uses an expression meaning - "Let's go shopping this weekend!"
Yasmine: (SLOW) On va aller faire du shopping ce week-end! (REGULAR) On va aller faire du shopping ce week-end!
[Pause]
Yasmine: On va aller faire du shopping ce week-end!
Eric: Use this expression to be funny.
Eric: Her college friend, Rémi, uses an expression meaning - "How did you manage to do that? :p"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Comment tu as réussi à faire ça? :p (REGULAR) Comment tu as réussi à faire ça? :p
[Pause]
Yasmine: Comment tu as réussi à faire ça? :p
Eric: Use this expression to show you are feeling frivolous.
Eric: Her boyfriend, François, uses an expression meaning - "Did you lose a lot of important data?"
Yasmine: (SLOW) Tu as perdu beaucoup de données importantes? (REGULAR) Tu as perdu beaucoup de données importantes?
[Pause]
Yasmine: Tu as perdu beaucoup de données importantes?
Eric: Use this expression to show you understand.

Outro

Eric: Okay, that's all for this lesson. If a friend posted something about an accident, 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 6:30 pm
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If a friend posted something about an accident which phrase would you use?

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Bonjour Ava et merci pour votre message !


Vous allez bien ?


A bientôt !

Marie Alice

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Ava
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Comment tu as réussi à faire ça?