Ever been confused as to when you should use ‘tu’ and when you should ‘vous’? Or wondered if you’ve known someone long enough to be able to start addressing them as ‘tu’ but don’t want to cause offence? It may seem a complete minefield.
Well, there’s no need to be bewildered any longer. One of our French experts, Cécile, has delved into the intricacies of the subject in this fascinating article and shares some golden rules.
You’ll find out what you should say to your in-laws, who should ask permission first and what applies in various social and professional situations. You’ll even learn the correct form of address in a hold-up on screen!
So sit back, read on and make sure you never make a faux pas again!