asking one's name

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asking one's name

  I was taught that "Comment vous appelez-vous" was a perfectly proper way to ask "What is your name."  It was in our textbook as the only way to ask this question.  Later, when my daughter took French, she learned to say, "

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ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Your question got cut off somehow but I'm trying to guess what you're asking.

Comment vous appelez-vous ? -- That's a perfectly proper and slightly formal way of asking one's name.
Tu t'appelles comment ? -- This is a less formal, more familiar way to ask for a name.

 

asking one's name

  I was taught that "Comment vous appelez-vous" was a perfectly proper way to ask "What is your name."  It was in our textbook as the only way to ask this question.  Later, when my daughter took French, she learned to say, "

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