Get prepared to learn all the things you ever wanted to know about the basic French sentence “Je viens de…”.
It includes a detailed explanation of what it is and how you can use it in a casual conversation with an audio example. And because we want you to learn efficiently, we also added some useful things like slow pronunciation audio, dialogue example and more!
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“Je viens de…” is the most common way to say “I come from…” in French.
It’s very similar to “Je suis de…” which means “I am from…” in French.
In French, there are different ways to ask “Where do you come from?“…
Same thing for “Where are you from?“…
So, if someone asks you one of the questions above, you can answer with one of these:
Choose one of them depending on the context. Which can sometimes be painful when you are born somewhere, but grew up somewhere else and are currently living in another place…
In this case, you have to decide which one represents you the most. And if you don’t know, you can always say: “Je suis un(e) citoyen(ne) du monde !” (I’m a citizen of the world!)
Finally, if you want to ask “and you?” you can add: