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1 French 1 Second person subject pronouns
R-E-S-P-E-C-T French 1 Second person subject pronouns

2 Warm Up In your folder, tell if the following statements are True or False: The final “e” is always silent in French. Madame Dunn est canadienne. Quinze is the French word for fourteen. “Je suis de” means “I am from.” The letter “h” is sometimes pronounced in French. “Aussi” means “and” in French. When you are finished, put away your folder and get a blue book.

3 R-E-S-P-E-C-T Why is showing respect to all individuals important?
How does one show respect? How to you expect to be treated respectfully?

4 R-E-S-P-E-C-T When in the classroom and when traveling…
Watch the following video and talk about how the teacher could do a better job and gain better results. How could the students improve their experience in this class?

5 R-E-S-P-E-C-T At the end of this lesson…
Students will be able to gage if a conversational situation requires formality or informality and will therefore choose the correct subject pronoun. Students will recognize the need to use formal subject pronouns and subsequent greetings in order to show respect in the proper social situation.

6 Hey you! Every time you talk to someone, you'll need to know whether it's appropriate to call them tu or vous. Tu es anglais? Vous êtes anglais? Tu es français? Vous êtes français? Tu es americain? Vous êtes americain?

7 HEY YOU You use tu (sometimes called the 'informal you') for people with whom you'd be on a first-name basis Examples? You use vous for more 'formal' situations, for example with people you would normally call Monsieur, Madame, or Mademoiselle. You also use vous with more than one person, formal or not.

8 TU Bonjour! Comment vas-tu? Comment t’appelles-tu? Salut! See handout
Très bien Comme çi comme ça Pas mal Comment t’appelles-tu? Je m’appelle Robert Salut!

9 VOUS Comment-allez vous? Comment vous appelez-vous? Bonjour!
See handout VOUS Comment-allez vous? Je vais bien, merci Je ne vais pas bien, et vous? Comment vous appelez-vous? Je m’appelle Madame Dunn. Je m’appelle Monseiur Duchamps. Bonjour! Bonjour, Madame / Monseiur Vous êtes français?

10 Test for comprehension
Would you address the following people as tu or vous?

11 Test for comprehension
Would you address the following people as tu or vous?

12 scenarios You meet the principle of the school?
You want to ask your little brother a question. You want to ask your teacher for a hall pass. You are staying with a host family in France. You need to know what time you will eat dinner. How will you address your host mother? Is that different than how you would address your own mother?

13 What happened? We learned the difference between TU and VOUS.
Using the correct form is a sign of respect. There are 2 ways to say “you” and only one in English. (Unless you are from the south!) Any questions?

14 5 min break

15 SALUT! Ça Va? Page 22 Follow along while watching the video.
How do you greet teachers when you see them outside of class? Do French students greet their teachers formally or informally? How do you know?

16 Monsieur, Madame, Mademoiselle

17 Ça va How are you? How are things going? How’s everything? Fine
I am fine I am okay Everything’s alright Ça va trés bien Ça va bien Comme ci, comme ça Ça va mal Ça va très mal

18 Bonjour, Élodie, ça va bien. Et toi?
Au revoir Bonjour, Paul, ça va? Ça va très bien. Merci. Au revoir

19 homework Read this article from the Connexion, a french/english newspaper. When do you tutoie someone? Answer the following questions. How was the polite form of you, “vous” used at court? What happened to “vous” during the Revolution? Do you think teachers should be addressed as “tu” or “vous”? Why? What are “tutoiement” and “vouvoiement”? Why is President Mitterand’s response at the end funny (or rude)?

20 Clean up time!

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