Lesson 1 : Learn basic French

Lesson 1: beginner’s lesson to learn French. Audio files and documents for free download.

Objectives

  • Say Hello
  • Say Good bye
  • Say your name
  • Your nationality
  • Your profession
  • Grammar: to be + adjective / my name is
  • Vocabulary: nationality and profession

Hello in French

In french you have 2 ways to call someone

  • Polite way, you should use : “vous”
  • Informal /  with friends or family, you can use : “Tu
  • Hello = Bonjour
  • Hello ( informal with friends family ) = Salut

How are you in French

  • How are you ? = Comment ça va?
  • How are you ? = Tu vas bien ?
  • How are you? = Vous allez bien ? ( formal )

What is your name in French

  • What is your name? (formal) = Comment appelez-vous ?
  • What is your name? (informal) = Comment t’appelles-tu ?
  • My name is Alex = je m’appelle Alex
  • Nice to meet you = Enchanté / Ravi de te rencontrer

Say thank you in French

  • Thank you = Merci
  • You’re welcome = De rien

Say please in French

  • Please = S’il vous plaît

Say sorry in French

  • Excuse me = Pardon
  • Excuse me ( Polite ) = Excusez-moi

yes and no in French

  • Yes = Oui
  • No = Non

Say Good bye in French

  • Good bye = Au revoir
  • See you soon = à bientôt