Practical French Greetings for a Warm Hello

Mastering French: Ways to Express French Greetings and Gratitude

Typical French Greetings: Bonjour : hello, good day, hi

Useful French Greeting to Say HelloBeware of “salut” : it is very informal and means “hey”, not “hi”

What about “bonsoir”?

Say “bonjour madame”, “bonjour monsieur”, “bonjour mademoiselle”

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Say “bonjour Clara”, “bonjour madame Dupont”

Always say “bonjour” / “bonsoir”

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Never say “bon matin” or “bon après-midi”

Gestures associated with “bonjour”: handshake or kiss(es)

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