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On of the topics we enjoy talking about the most is our birthdays. In this conversation dialogue you can practice asking and answering lots of questions concerning birthdays in French. Please contact me if you’d like to try this lesson with me at no cost. More about my lessons here.


1) Quelle est la date de ton anniversaire?
What’s the date of your birthday?
2) Comment est ce que les gens fêtent les anniversaires dans ton pays? –
How do you celebrate birthdays in your country?
3) Comment aimes tu fêter ton anniversaire? –
How do you like to celebrate your birthday?
4) Est ce que tu te souviens de ton anniversaire le plus heureux? Quand est ce que – –
Can you remember your happiest birthday? When was it?
5) Est ce que tu te souviens d’un anniversaire malheureux? Quand est ce que c’était? – –
Can you remember an unhappy birthday? When was it?
6) Est ce qu’on t’a déjà organisé une fête d’anniversaire surprise? Est ce que tu as – –
préparé une fête d’anniversaire surprise pour quelqu’un d’autre?
Has anybody ever made you a surprise birthday party? Have you ever made a
surprise birthday party for somebody else?
7) Quel est le plus beau cadeau que tu aies reçu pour ton anniversaire?
What’s the nicest gift you’ve ever received for your birthday?
8) Est ce que tes parents t’ont organisé des fêtes d’anniversaire quand tu etais –
Did your parents make you birthday parties when you were little?
9) À ton avis atteindre les grands anniversaires (40, 50, 60) est une expérience
heureuse ou déprimante?
Do you think reaching big birthdays (40, 50, 60) is a happy or despressing
10) À ton avis quel est le meilleur âge?
In your opinion what’s the best age?
11) Est ce que tu as jamais oublié l’anniversaire de quelqu’un dans ta famille ou –
d’un ami proche?
Have you ever forgotton the birthday of somebody in your family or a close friend?
Quels étaient les évènements les plus importants de ton année de
What where the most important events of the year of your birth?
13) Est ce qu’il y a quelqu’un célèbre qui a le même anniversaire que toi? –
Is there anybody famous who has the same birthday as you?
14) Est ce que les anniversaires sont vraiment importants pour toi? Oui ou non –
et pourquoi?
Are birthdays really important for you? Yes or no and why?
15) Est ce que tu préfères offrir un cadeau ou de l’argent pour un anniversaire? –
Do you prefer to give a gift or money for a birthday?
16) Est ce que tu préfères passer ton anniversaire tout(e) seul(e) ou avec des –
amis ou des membres de ta famille?
Do you prefer to spend your birthday alone or with members of your family?
17) Comment est ce que tu passerais un anniversaire idéal? –
What would you spend an ideal birthday?
18) Quelles activités est ce que tu aimes faire pour un anniversaire? –
What activities do you like to do for a birthday?

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David Issokson

David Issokson is a lifelong language enthusiast. His head is swimming with words and sounds as he speaks over six languages. Of all the languages he speaks, he's the most passionate about French! David has helped hundreds of students to improve their French in his private online lessons. When procrastinating working on his site,, David enjoys his time skiing and hiking in Teton Valley, Idaho.

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