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Can you translate these basic French phrases?
by Isadora Teich
French is the language of love and for a long time was the international language of business too. Test your basic French skills with this fantastique HowStuffWorks quiz!

Bonjour.

  • Goodbye.
  • I'm hungry.
  • How much does it cost?
  • Hello.

Merci.

  • Thank you.
  • I'm lost.
  • What's your name?
  • Yes.

Oui.

  • No.
  • Yes.
  • I don't understand.
  • How are you?

De rien.

  • Thank you.
  • You're welcome.
  • I feel sick.
  • My name is....

Je ne comprends pas.

  • Pardon me.
  • I'm sorry.
  • No.
  • I don't understand.

Je suis désolé.

  • I'm sorry.
  • Excuse me.
  • I need to leave.
  • To the left.

Excusez-moi.

  • You're welcome.
  • How old are you?
  • Let's go.
  • Excuse me.

Où est...?

  • How are you?
  • Good morning.
  • Where is ...?
  • Help me!

Un billet, s’il vous plaît.

  • To the left.
  • I'm lost.
  • I love you.
  • One ticket, please.

Bonsoir.

  • Good evening.
  • Goodbye.
  • Let's go.
  • I want...

Bonne nuit.

  • Good evening.
  • Please.
  • Let's go.
  • Good night.

S'il vous plaît.

  • Welcome.
  • See you later.
  • Please. (formal)
  • What's your name?

Ça va?

  • How are you? (informal)
  • How much does it cost?
  • Very good.
  • My name is...

Comment vous appelez-vous?

  • What's your name? (formal)
  • Where is the...
  • My name is...
  • I feel sick.

Où sont les toilettes?

  • Thank you.
  • How are you?
  • Where is the bathroom?
  • I love you.

Tu t'appelles comment?

  • Nice to meet you.
  • I'm lost.
  • What's your name? (informal)
  • I'm hungry.

Je m'appelle...

  • I am from...
  • My name is...
  • I don't like it.
  • Yes.

Je suis de...

  • I need...
  • I am from...
  • How old are you?
  • I don't understand.

Je suis Américain.

  • I'm sorry.
  • I'm lost.
  • I'm American.
  • Where is the bus stop?

Je vais bien.

  • I'm fine.
  • I'm hungry.
  • Let's go.
  • Bad.

Je suis fatigué.

  • I'm thirsty.
  • I'm tired.
  • My name is...
  • Where is the train station?

J'ai faim.

  • I'm hungry.
  • I'm lost.
  • To the right.
  • Thank you.

Bonne chance!

  • Hello
  • Good luck!
  • I'm tired.
  • I cannot eat...

Je t'aime.

  • I don't feel well.
  • I love you.
  • I want...
  • I need to leave.

Allons-y.

  • Let's go.
  • My name is...
  • I'm cold.
  • I'm from Germany.

Je ne sais pas.

  • I don't know.
  • No problem.
  • Who is it?
  • Go away!

C’est combien?

  • How much is it?
  • Where is the bathroom?
  • Where are we?
  • I'm cold.

Je ne comprends pas.

  • What is your name?
  • I don't understand.
  • I'm pregnant.
  • Let's go!

Je suis perdu.

  • Where is the bathroom?
  • I'm lost.
  • Don't worry.
  • To the right.

Pourquoi pas?

  • Why not?
  • Hello
  • Goodbye
  • Can you help me?

Je veux...

  • I want...
  • We will speak later.
  • Do you speak English?
  • Where are you from?

Ce n'est pas grave.

  • I feel sick.
  • I'm not hungry.
  • I am in love.
  • No problem.

Au Revoir.

  • Goodbye.
  • Hello.
  • How much is it?
  • Where is the art museum?

Je comprends un peu.

  • I am lost.
  • Where is the train station?
  • I'm from Kenya.
  • I understand a little.

Que veut dire....?

  • I am 23 years old.
  • What does_____mean?
  • I'll be late.
  • I'm going to Paris.