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Welcome to Berlitz French Guaranteed. This all audio program will teach you the basics of French without a book. Everything you will hear is available for download from our websitewww.berlitzpublishing.com. So, are you ready to learn French? Then let’s begin.
Hello!In this chapter you’ll practice greetings, introducing yourself, and giving a little information aboutyourself. Are you ready?Activity 1We’ll begin by practicing some ways of greeting people and we’ll leave pauses so you can repeatthe phrases if you want to. When you meet someone in the daytime, you can greet them with:
Hello.If you are talking to a man, you usually add
(Hello, sir.)And if you are talking to a woman, you say:
(Hello, madam.)And if you are talking to a young woman, you say:
(Hello, miss.)In the evening you say:
(Good evening, sir.)or
(Good evening, madam.)To say good-bye you say:
Au revoir, monsieur.
Au revoir, madame.
Au revoir, mademoiselle.
(Good-bye, miss.)If you are entering or leaving a place where there are several people, such as a restaurant, or ahotel foyer, it is normal to say:
(Ladies and gentlemen.)In very informal situations, when you are greeting good friends, they might say: