Why do we bother with tu? Most of us are never going to get that close to a French person.

Malcolm

Kwiziq community member

13 January 2017

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Why do we bother with tu? Most of us are never going to get that close to a French person.

This relates to:
Tu and vous are used for three types of you -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

16 January 2017

16/01/17

Bonjour Malcolm !

Actually, you would also use "tu" when talking to someone younger than you, like a child or a teenager, or a classmate!
Plus, speaking as a French woman whose partner is English, you never know what can happen in life :)
Better be prepared !

À bientôt !

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