parler anglais: comment faires des compliments

parler anglais: comment faires des compliments

How to pay a compliment ?
Un compliment pertinent fera plaisir à tout le monde, mais est-ce que vous savez le faire en anglais ? Aujourd’hui, on va apprendre ensemble quelques expressions utiles pour faire des compliments.

Traduction:
Man: Good morning!
Woman: Morning!
Man: By the way, I just wanted to say well done on clinching that deal!
Woman: Oh, thanks. It wasn’t too difficult.
Man: You’re being modest! You did really well.
Woman: Thank you.
Man: You’re a great manager, you know.
Woman: Do you think so?
Man: Oh yeah.
Woman: I appreciate that.
(pause)
Man: Have you cut your hair?
Woman: Oh yes, I did actually. Thanks for noticing!
Man: Where did you get it done?
Woman: Oh, just that place on the high street.
Man: They did a great job and it looks great with the outfit.
Woman: Do you think so?
Man: Oh yeah. Very … fashionable.
Woman: Oh, it’s just an old thing.
Man: Well, you’ve got a great sense of style.
Woman: Thank you, you too.
Man: Thank you.
(pause)
Man: Nice perfume, too. Is that Dream?
Woman: Well, yes it is, actually.
Man: You wear it well.
Woman: I’m flattered.
Man: My pleasure.
Woman: Listen, do you want something?
Man: No. I’m just being polite, you know.
Woman: Hmmm.
Vocabulaire:
1.pay someone a compliment : faire un compliment à quelqu’un
2.clinch : gagner ( informel )
3.deal :  affaire
4.I’m flattered : Je suis flatté.
5.I appreciat that : je vous remercie
6.you wear it well: ça vous va bien.
7.high street ; rue principale
8.outfit: ensemble, un tenu
9.notice : remarquer
10.fashionable : à la mode
11. by the way : d’ailleurs
Exercice: Match the words and phrases to their definitions in English.
a. to say something to express approval or admiration for things that someone does
b. to win (informal )
c. used to thank someone or to show that you are grateful.
d. where the most important shops and businesses in a town are located ( British english)
e. set of clothes
f. used to express that you are very pleased after receiving a compliment
g. expression used to introduce a new subjet or add information
h. a business arrangement
i. to see or become aware of something
j. It suits you, it is right for you.
k. following a style that is popular at a particular time
keys:
a – 1; b-2; c-5; d-7; e-8; f-4; g-11; h-3; i-9; j-6; k-10
Pour savoir plus sur les cours de conversation en anglais, cliquez ici