Source: Two Summers, Aimee Friedman- page 23
Context: ” The grey-haired driver, a cigarette dangling from his lips, helps me cram my suitcase into the trunk. Then I climb disbelieving into the backseat, and we peel off “Alours,” the driver says, lighting his cigarette with one hand and steering with the other. “Where are you going, mademoiselle?” I’m both surprised and relieved that he can tell i’m american.
In their words: interjection
An example of when to use the word alors would be in a sentence such as, “So! How is your new job?”\