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"I saw your email."

Translation:J'ai vu votre courriel.

April 26, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/10Vo8Cvs

Duo please please please! Stop blocking student answers with your corrections We can't see our errors!! Please!?!?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AndrasNemes

What is more common in contemporary French? Do they say "envoyer un email" or "envoyer un courriel" ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AmineHadji1

It depends where you are (France, Canada, Belgium, Switzerland...) and the context (formal, informal). For instance, in France, nobody uses courriel at all. It sounds extremely unnatural. We can avoid the word email by courrier électronique or simply courrier. On the other hand, in Canada, even though email is widely used informally, in a job context, courriel is preferred.

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