French Greetings By: Grace Conley
Learn some French Quit  Sections  Saying Hello Saying Good-bye Meeting a new person A Closer Look Culture  Practice Ask th...
Saying Hello Quit  Formal- Bonjour  Informal- Salut A formal hello can be used with anyone but especially in business situ...
Saying Good-bye Quit  Good-bye - Au revoir,  Salut See you soon. - À bientôt See you tomorrow. - À demain See you later. -...
Meeting a new person Quit  What is your name? – Comment vous appelez-vous? My name is _____. – Je m’appelle _____. Delight...
French Culture Quit  La poignée de main – handshake  La bise – kiss Shaking hands and kissing on the cheek are two ways to...
La poignée de main – handshake Quit  Male friends will shake hands when greeting each other.  Business associates and co-w...
La bise – kiss Quit  Friends and family will exchange a kiss on the cheek. It can be anywhere from 1 to 4. It starting on ...
Quit  Practice Matching __1. Enchanté(e)  A. What is your name  __2. Bonjour.  B. Delighted/ Nice to meet you  __3. Au rev...
Quit  Practice Answers Matching _B_1. Enchanté(e)  A. What is your name  _D_2. Bonjour.  B. Delighted/ Nice to meet you  _...
Quit  Ask the Author Hello my name is Grace Conley. I am currently a student at Grand Valley State University. I am majori...
Resource Page <ul><li>http://www.worldhum.com/features/how-to/kiss_hello_in_france / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.youtube...
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French Greetings

  1. 1. French Greetings By: Grace Conley
  2. 2. Learn some French Quit Sections Saying Hello Saying Good-bye Meeting a new person A Closer Look Culture Practice Ask the Author Resources
  3. 3. Saying Hello Quit Formal- Bonjour Informal- Salut A formal hello can be used with anyone but especially in business situations, on first meetings, and to show respect. The informal hello can be used with friends and family; it can also be used to say good-bye.
  4. 4. Saying Good-bye Quit Good-bye - Au revoir, Salut See you soon. - À bientôt See you tomorrow. - À demain See you later. - À plus tard, À tout à l’heure All of these leave-takings can be used with people you are familiar with; the most formal way to say good-bye is au revoir.
  5. 5. Meeting a new person Quit What is your name? – Comment vous appelez-vous? My name is _____. – Je m’appelle _____. Delighted/ Nice to meet you.- Enchanté(e) These sayings can be used when asking for someone’s name and introducing yourself. You will notice an e in parenthesis for “Enchanté(e).” This deals with masculine and feminine forms. This does not affect the pronunciation of the word.
  6. 6. French Culture Quit La poignée de main – handshake La bise – kiss Shaking hands and kissing on the cheek are two ways to greet a person. In France, deciding which greeting to chose depends on the people involved. The way in which it is done is also specific to French culture.
  7. 7. La poignée de main – handshake Quit Male friends will shake hands when greeting each other. Business associates and co-workers will also shake hands upon meeting and again when leaving. A French handshake is firm but brief; it is a single downward motion.
  8. 8. La bise – kiss Quit Friends and family will exchange a kiss on the cheek. It can be anywhere from 1 to 4. It starting on the right cheek and alternates between cheeks. Sometimes friends of friends will also kiss cheeks when first meeting each other. How to “French Kiss”
  9. 9. Quit Practice Matching __1. Enchanté(e) A. What is your name __2. Bonjour. B. Delighted/ Nice to meet you __3. Au revoir C. My name is __4. Comment vous appellez-vous D. Hello __5. Je m’appelle E. Good-bye Put the conversation in logical order. _____ Enchanté, Marie. Je m’appelle Marc. _____ Bonjour. Je m’appelle Marie. _____ Comment vous appellez-vous? _____ Au revoir Marc.
  10. 10. Quit Practice Answers Matching _B_1. Enchanté(e) A. What is your name _D_2. Bonjour. B. Delighted/ Nice to meet you _E_3. Au revoir C. My name is _A_4. Comment vous appellez-vous D. Hello _C_5. Je m’appelle E. Good-bye Put the conversation in logical order. _3___ Enchanté, Marie. Je m’appelle Marc. _1___ Bonjour. Je m’appelle Marie. _2___ Comment vous appellez-vous? _4___ Au revoir Marc.
  11. 11. Quit Ask the Author Hello my name is Grace Conley. I am currently a student at Grand Valley State University. I am majoring in French for secondary education. If you have any questions or comments feel free to e-mail me. E-mail Grace
  12. 12. Resource Page <ul><li>http://www.worldhum.com/features/how-to/kiss_hello_in_france / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v = wXIAHhbdeQw </li></ul>Quit
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