Can someone at least point me to a detailed explanation of when to use Tu. I am 74 and I have assumed nobody will tutoyer me automatically. I would prefer not to tutoyer someone else merely for some hierarchical reason, so I am focusing on the vous form (as does Pimsleur, which I am also using). But, if I go to a French Meet Up in America, will everyone be using Tu? And what about visiting Guadeloupe?
Take a look at this comprehensive article highlighting when to use the 'tu' and the 'vous' in France today.
Let me know if it answers your query -
Hi Lisa, my advice is not to sweat this too much. When in doubt, use vous. If someone addresses you informally, you reciprocate.
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