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1 Greetings & Introductions Unit 1

2 GREETINGS Hello! Thank You! Bonjour! Merci! Welcome Bienvenue Good Evening/Night Bonsoir Goodbye! Good Afternoon Au revoir! Bon après-midi Good Night (bedtime)See you soon Bonne nuitÀ bient Ô t. Please! S’il vous plait

3 How are you? Comment ça va? or Comment allez-vous? I’m fine. Ça va or Ça va bien. Not Good or So-So Ça ne va pas bien. or Comme ci, Comme ça Today aujourd'hui

4 Introductions What are you called? Comment tu t’appelles? or What is your name? Comment vous appelez-vous? I’m called Allison or My name is Allison Je m’appelle Allison

5 French Writing The French alphabet is the same as that of English, though the letter w appears only in foreign words. Grave (è), acute (é) and circumflex (ê) accents are used and the cedilla ( Ç ) appears under the letter c when preceding a, o or u to indicate a s sound rather than k. French spelling generally reflects the language as it was spoken four or five centuries ago, and is therefore a poor guide to modern pronunciation. Silent letters abound, especially at the ends of words (e.g. hommes is pronounced um) but a normally silent final consonant is often sounded when it is followed by a word that begins with a vowel. In this process known as liaison, the consonant becomes part of the first syllable of the following word, so that the sentence ‘il est assis’ (he is seated) is pronounced ¹e-le-ta-seŠ. Although French pronunciation is governed by fairly consistent rules, the actual sounds of the language are quite difficult for the English speaker and a good ‘French accent’ is something not easily acquired.

6 What are you like? I am... Je suis... Tall Grand(e) Short Petit(e)

7 I have... J’ai blonde hair... les cheveux blonds... brown hair... les cheveux bruns... black hair... les cheveux noirs... red hair... les cheveux roux

8 Personal Pronouns and the verb ÊTRE “to be” Je suisI am Tu esYou are (sing. Inf.) Il/Elle estHe/She is Nous sommesWe are Vous êtesYou are (pl. or sing. form) Ils/Elles sontThey are

9 Where are you from ? D’ou venez-vous? La Belgique Belgium Le CanadaCanada Les Êtats-Unis (lez et a uni)United States La FranceFrance Le Royaume-Uni (le ro yum-uni)United Kingdom L’AfriqueAfrica L’Europe (hu rup)Europe L’Amérique du NordNorth America L’Amérique du SudSouth America L’Espagne (L’Es pan)Spain

10 Nationality Nationalité (Nationali tay) américain/américaineAmerican (m/f) – ameri can/ameri caan anglais/anglaiseEnglish (m/f) – an glai/an glaise australien/australienneAustralian (m/f) – austra lien/austra lean canadien/canadienneCanadian (m/f) – can a dien/can a di an espagnol/espagnoleSpanish (m/f) français/françaiseFrench (m/f) – fran say/fran sez SuisseSwiss italien/italienneItalian (m/f) – itali en/Itali enn belgeBelgian allemand/allemandeGerman (m/f) – al mon/ali mon irlandais/irlandaiseIrish (m/f) – ir lan day/ir lan deez

11 Core words/phrases to know Country Pays (Pay ee) LanguageLangue (long) Nice to meet you Enchanté/Enchantée (m/f) (on chun tay) And youEt vous (eh voo) Fine, thank you Bien, Merci (bien mel ci) Thank you very much Merci Beaucoup (mel ci bo coo) Are you English?Vous êtes anglais Do you speak French?Parlez-vous français? (pa lay vo francai) A littleUn peu. I speak well/poorlyJe parle bien/mal Yes/NoOui/Non

12 Write the appropriate French word/phrase What do you say if you want to… …say Hello? …ask someone his/her name? … ask someone where he/she is from? …say nice to meet you? …say thank you very much? …say goodbye? …say see you soon?

13 For each picture write the appropriate French greeting Bonjour, Bonsoir, Bonne nuit or Bon après-midi 1) 2) 3)4)

14 Choose the correct answer 1.Someone from Canada is a)anglais/anglaise b)canadien/canadienne 2.Someone from Belgium a)belge b)français/française 3.People in Haiti speak a)haÏtien b)français 4.French is the official language in 30 a)pays b)langues

15 Choose the correct nationality for each person (French) Marie est _________ belge/française. (American) Sarah est _______ américaine/anglaise. (English) John est _________ anglais/canadien. (Australian) Matthew est __________ irlandais/ australien.

16 What do you say if you want to… …ask someone if he/she is French? ______________________________ …say you speak a language well? _______________________________ …say you speak a little? ________________________________

17 Create a dialogue Imagine you just met someone while traveling in France, use the phrases and vocabulary you’ve learned to create a dialogue. Ask about the person’s nationality and the language he/she speaks EXAMPLE 1.Question – Answer 2.Question – Answer

18 Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verb être Je _________ Julien Tu _________ canadien/canadienne? ________-tu francais/francaise? C’______ Marie The singular verb être has several uses, including: Introducing yourself or a person and telling a person’s nationality Example: je suis Mary I am Mary. C’est André He is André.

19 Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verb être Vous _________ americain(s)/americaine(s). Nous _________ suisses. Ils ________ allemands. Elles ______ portugaises. The plural verb être has several uses, including: Introducing yourself or a person and telling a person’s nationality Example: Nous sommes français. We are French Vous êtes suisse.You are Swiss.

20 Complete the conversation with the correct form of the être verb. Jacque: D’ou venez-vous? Vous ________ canadienne? Eve: Non, je viens de Royaume-Uni. Je ________ anglaise. Et vous, vous _______français? Jacque: Je ______ français at Pauline _____ suisse. REVIEW UNIT 1


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