common french phrases
Well, after all that shopping, we need to find a place to relax. We can go to a cafe and have a coffee, or we can have something a little stronger.
Avez-vous du vin rouge? Do you have red wine?
We have already talked about the easy to form a question by simply taking the sentence and adding est'ce que before it. For example, "C'est Marie" becomes "Est-ce que Marie?" The other way of using the interrogative (asking a question) is to invert the noun and the verb. We do this all of the time in English. We walk. Do we walk? This is the same construction we are using here. "Vous avez du vin rouge"-"You have red wine" becomes "Avez-vous du vin rouge?" "Do you have red wine?" You simply have to reverse the subject of the sentence with the verb. Let's try it now.
Vous avez une grande maison. Avez-vous une grande maison?
Vous jouez au tennis. Jouez-vous au tennis?
Voulez vous prendre un verre avec moi? Would you like to have a drink with me? (Literally, would you like to take a glass with me?)
Voluntier. I'd love to.
Pourquoi pas a sept heures au restaurant Chez Jean? How about at seven o'clock at Chez Jean?
And what can we drink?
Du cafe Some coffee
Now that we have had a drink together, let's try some other social scenes.
Voulez vous dejeuner avec moi? Would you like to have lunch with me?
Hopefully, you will always receive the same reply:
Some other social situations:
Je vous present mon ami I'd like you to meet my friend (formal)
What Did We Learn?
Now let's order some things to drink
And a little socialization
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