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How to Introduce Yourself in French Professionally

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Bonjour or Salut? in french

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Do you recollect our waitlist for fizzle verification welcome? Here are how we start the discussion:
Bonjour ("Hello" or "Great day") can be utilized from morning to twilight, in practically any case. Neither too formal nor excessively loose, you cant turn out badly with it.
Bonsoir ("pleasant night") is the evening partner of the bonjour and can be utilized expertly and with companions.
Salut ("Hi") is the easygoing bonjour you use whenever of the day, with companions and friends.
  • Bonjour =Hello

  • Bonjour, puis-je vous aider avec quelque chose? =Hello, can I help you with something?

  • "Bonjour, Lana," dit M. Tim, debout près de la porte. ="Hello, Lana," Mr. Tim said, standing near the door.

  • "Bonjour!" dit-il en la voyant, «êtes-vous Dorothy Gale? ="Hello!" he said, seeing her, "are you Dorothy Gale?"

  • "Bonjour?" elle a dit. "Est-ce qu'il y a quelqu'un?" ="Hello?" she said. "Is someone there?"

Tu or Vous? in French

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French has two types of "you." When meeting new individuals, you'll generally need to sort out which one to utilize. Try not to stress, and it's pretty direct!
Vous is for formal experiences, and Tu is for more easygoing associations. On the off chance that you meet somebody unexpectedly, there's a decent possibility you will utilize Vous, except if you're meeting companions of companions or meeting outsiders in a casual setting, for example, a bar or a club.
Here's a basic outline:
Companions, peers, family, children or adolescents, creatures: Tu Any other person: Vous (until chose in any case by the two players) At whatever point in uncertainty: Vous
  • Tu/Vous =You

  • Vous et Jonathan vouliez y aller. =You and Jonathan wanted to go.

  • Tu n'as pas senti le sol trembler? =Didn't you feel the ground shake?

  • On ne peut pas continuer à tomber pour toujours, tu sais. =We can't keep falling forever, you know.

  • I love you so much. =I love you so much.

  • Voulez-vous m'en parler? =Do you want to tell me about it?

  • Vous restez toute la soirée, j'espère? =You are staying the whole evening, I hope?

Handshake or La Bise in French

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Another precarious inquiry: Should you shake hands or use La bise, our regular French custom of kissing on the cheeks?
If you've utilized Salut and Tu and you're welcoming somebody of the other gender, there's a decent possibility you could go for La bise.
Something else, or at whatever point in uncertainty, go for a confident handshake! Recall that La bise is one of the more easygoing welcomes in French, however natural.
  • Tu/Vous =You

  • Pas de poignée de main pour Julie; elle a donné à chacun de nous un câlin robuste. =No handshake for Julie; she gave each of us a robust hug.

  • Vous êtes invités à rester. =You're welcome to stay.

  • Même si elle était fatiguée, ses bras étaient un havre de paix. =Even as tired as she was, his arms were a welcome haven.

  • Bienvenue dans votre nouvelle vie. =Welcome to your new life.

  • Vous êtes toujours le bienvenu ici. =You're always welcome here.

What's Your Name? in French

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  • Quel est ton nom =Whats your name

  • Comment tu t'appelles =What do you call yourself

  • Désolé de vous avoir dérangé; mais cela ne pouvait pas être aidé. =Sorry to have troubled you; but it couldn't be helped.

  • Tout d'abord, cher ami, dis-moi comment tu vas. =First of all, dear friend, tell me how you are.

What are you doing throughout everyday life?

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  • Tu fais quoi comme struggle? =You

  • Vous restez toute la soirée, j'espère? =You are staying the whole evening, I hope?

  • Voulez-vous m'en parler? = Do you want to tell me about it?

Tell Me About Your Family!

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  • Tu es marié(e)? =Is it true that you are hitched?

How old would you say you are?

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  • Tu as quel age ? =How old are you?

What are Your Hobbies?

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Since we have the mundanities far removed, we should share more close to home data by discussing our leisure activities and interests in French.

Easygoing "What are your hobbies?" Formal "What are your interests?"
  • C'est quoi tes leisure activities =What are your hobbies?

At Work (Meeting Your Coworkers)

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  • Tu travailles Dans Quel administration? =In which division would you say you are working?

In a Casual Social Event (Meeting Friends, a Date)

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  • Tu fais quoi demain soir? =What are you doing tomorrow evening?

Family Meetings (Meeting Your Parents-in-law)

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  • Vous êtes rencontrés remark? =How could you meet?

Less is More!

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Might you be able to not make it about yourself? As enticing for what it's worth to discuss your moving eyebrows ability, snail-watching pastime, or any of your historic accomplishments, attempt to remain quiet about it and keep some secret alive. At the point when somebody inquires as to yourself, you don't need to uncover an entire section of your history. Toss some delicious secrets and put on a show. It'll make you all the more energizing and engaging.

Meanwhile, speaking less about yourself will leave you more opportunity to ask about the other individual, ask them inquiries, and get familiar with their way of life and interests! Please tune in to what they need to state; don't consider what you need to state straightaway.
  • . =.

Show Your Interest

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When meeting somebody unexpectedly, it's standard in France to drop an expression of thankfulness whenever you've discovered that individual's name. This can take various structures:
Enchanté(e) ("Delighted") is the most straightforward and generally expected.
Ravi(e) de vous rencontrer or Heureux/Heureuse de vous rencontrer ("Happy to meet you")
C'est un plaisir de vous rencontrer ("It's a delight to meet you")
You can chop it down to Un plaisir de vous rencontrer ("Pleased to meet you") or even Un plaisir ("A delight").
Yet, there are numerous alternative approaches to show your advantage when you welcome in French:
  • Je m'appelle Julie =My name is Julie.

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