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French Useful Phrases

A collection of French useful phrases. Click on the French phrases to listen to an audio recording of the pronunciation, recorded by native speakers and great for you to check your pronunciation.

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French phrases

Key to abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal, sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to more than one person).Key to abbreviations: inf = informal, frm = formal.


Français (French)


I’m fine thanks, and you

My Name is….

Good Morning

Good Afternoon


Bon après-midi

Good Evening

Good Night

Good Luck

Cheers/Good Health

Bon Voyage

I don’t understand

How do you say…. in French?

Where’s the toilet?

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Happy Easter

Special Thanks to Simon Ager,

Recordings made by by Jean-marie Cletz of Onlinelearners, and Terence Pettit.