- 1 How do you say I don’t speak French well?
- 2 How can I say I can’t speak French in French?
- 3 Can you go to France if you don’t speak French?
- 4 What is your name in French?
- 5 How do you say I speak a little French?
- 6 How do you order food in French?
- 7 What are some common French phrases?
- 8 How long does take to learn French?
- 9 How do you type a French accent?
- 10 How can I be polite in France?
- 11 Can I speak English in France?
- 12 Should I learn French before going to Paris?
How do you say I don’t speak French well?
sorry, i don’t speak french very well. Je suis désolé. Je ne parle pas très bien le français.
How can I say I can’t speak French in French?
” Je suis perdu. Je ne parle pas français” means “I’m lost. I don’t speak French.” It is pronounced, “Ju swee pair-doo.
Can you go to France if you don’t speak French?
Travelling in France without speaking French is possible. Not speaking French will not get you into any MAJOR problem. In case of emergency there will always be someone to help you.
What is your name in French?
If you’d like to say “What is your name?” in French, you generally have two options. To pose the question formally, you’d say “ Comment vous-appelez vous? Speaking informally, you can simply ask “Comment t’appelles-tu?”
How do you say I speak a little French?
“ je parle un peu français ”
How do you order food in French?
Using je voudrais + un/une + noun to order food To order food, you can simply use the indefinite article un (masculine) or une (feminine) + the item. You would normally add s’il vous plaît (‘please’), at the end of the sentence: Une soupe de poisson, s’il vous plaît.
What are some common French phrases?
Common French Phrases for Conversation
- Bonjour! ( Good morning, hello)
- Bienvenue. (Welcome.)
- Madame/Monsieur/Mademoiselle (Mrs. / Mr. /
- Pardon, excusez-moi. (Pardon, excuse me.)
- Parlez-vous anglais? (Do you speak English?)
- Je ne parle pas français. (I do not speak French.)
- À tout à l’heure!
- Merci/Merci beaucoup.
How long does take to learn French?
For English-speakers, French falls into category 1. In other words, it is considered one of the easiest languages to learn because it is “closely related” to English. According to the FSI, it would take an English-speaker approximately 23-24 weeks or 575-600 hours of study to become proficient in the French language.
How do you type a French accent?
Typing French Accents in Windows
- To type accent grave (à, è, etc), type ` (to the left of 1) then the vowel.
- Accent aigu (é), type ‘ (single quote) then e.
- Cédille (ç), type ‘ then c.
- Circonflexe (ê), type ^ (shift + 6) then e.
- Tréma (ö), type ” (shift + ‘) then o.
How can I be polite in France?
How to be polite in France — what to do:
- ALWAYS start any interaction off with a greeting: bonjour during the day and bonsoir at night. Bonjour madame (or monsieur for a man) is appreciated as well.
- Be polite back and just go with whatever the person says to you first. A simple thanks and bye is fine.
Can I speak English in France?
Yes, you can speak English in France and almost always get by. In general, you will have an easier time in cities and with younger generations. However, speaking English will hurt your rapport with locals. Don’t expect to make a lot of friends without at least trying to speak French.
Should I learn French before going to Paris?
No, you don’t need to be fluent in French to communicate with Parisians, but knowing the basics will make a huge difference. But if you immediately speak English with a French person, they will pretend to not speak English. Speak French with a French person, they will switch into English. It’s just how it works.