Knowing how to ask a few basic questions in French can come in very handy when you travel to a French-speaking country and need to know the time or where something is located or just want to get some basic information,

English French Pronunciation
Do you speak English? Est-ce que vous parlez anglais? ehs-kuh vooh pahr-ley ahN-gleh?
How are you? Comment allez-vous? koh-mahN-tah-ley-vooh?
Would you help me please? Pourriez-vous m’aider? pooh-ree-ey vooh mey-dey ?
What’s your name? Comment vous appelez-vous? koh-mahN vooh-zah-pley-vooh?
What time is it? Quelle heure est-il ? kehl uhr eh-teel?
What’s the weather like? Quel temps fait-il? kehl tahN feh-teel?
How much does . . . cost? Combien coûte…? kohN-byaN kooht. . . ?
Where can I find . . .? Où est-ce que je peux trouver. . .? ooh ehs-kuh zhuh puh trooh-vey....?
Where are the bathrooms? Où sont les toilettes? ooh sohN ley twah-leht?
Do you have. . . ? Avez-vous…? ah-vey vooh. . . ?
Where is. . . ? Où est…? ooh eh…?
Could you please speak more slowly? Pourriez-vous parler plus lentement, s’il vous plaît? pooh-ree-ey-vooh pahr-ley plew lahNt-mahN, seel vooh pleh?
Could you repeat that, please? Pourriez-vous répéter, s’il vous plaît? pooh-ree-ey-vooh rey-pey-tey, seel vooh pleh?
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