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Kwiziq community member
4 January 2018
Is it correct to say "Voudrez-vous une tasse de thé?"
This question relates to:French lesson "Je voudrais vs je veux"
5 January 2018
Kwiziq language super star
6 February 2018
Although grammatically correct, Vous voudrez une tasse de thé ? will relate to an event in the future, meaning something like, Will you be wanting a cup a tea?
For, Do you want a cup of tea? you will say, Vous voulez une tasse de thé ? (or voulez-vous une...) more than the polite form Voudriez-vous une tasse de thé ? which sounds stilted. But in shops or in the case of any dealings with strangers you will use "je voudrais", not "je veux" which sounds rude in French!
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