This free audio lesson will teach you how to say Goodnight in French, and how French people usually behave when leaving people in the evening.
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French people will make a difference between;
"Bonsoir" is used to greet someone in the evening. People will say "bonjour" until 6 pm or so, and then will switch to "bonsoir".
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Have a good evening
To put children to bed, parents will use French goodnight phrases like:
À demain !
See you tomorrow!
Fais de beaux rêve
Il est l'heure d'aller au lit !
It's time to go to bed!
Il est tard, il faut faire dodo !
It's late, you should go beddy-byes!
Bonne nuit, dors bien !
Good night, sleep well!
That’s it for today’s lesson. I hope it was both pleasant and useful to you, and that you can use these French salutations to work on your pronunciation.
Now that you have learned the various ways to say goodnight why don't you check out the lesson on saying hello in French?
À bientôt ! Marie-Claire Rivière and the Rocket French Team
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