French Common French Phrases

These common French phrases will help you sound more like a native speaker. Learn them with free audio flash cards from a native French and the Lingo Dingo review game.

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English French
What a shame Quelle honte.
I can't believe it Je ne peux pas le croire.
What time is it? Quelle heure est-il?
Can you help me? Pouvez-vous m'aider?
I'm running late. Je suis en retard.
How's your family? Comment va votre famille?
Where do you work? Où travaillez-vous?
Where are you from? D'où venez-vous?
Are you from around here? Vous êtes d'ici?
Where do you live? Où vivez-vous?
How old are you? Quel âge avez-vous?
Are you on Facebook? Êtes-vous sur Facebook?
What's your phone number? Quel est votre numéro de téléphone?
What do you like to do? Que voulez-vous faire?
I need to use the restroom. J'ai besoin d'utiliser les toilettes.
I'll be right back. Je serais de retour.
Please repeat Répétez s'il vous plaît?
I like your shirt J'aime ton tee-shirt.
Are you kidding? Tu plaisantes?
Just kidding C'est juste une blague.
Talk to you later On se parle plus tard.
See you soon A plus tard.

Learning Common French Phrases

Return to the French phrases page once you have impressed the natives with your knowledge of common French phrases. There are also many lists of common French words that you can learn for free. There are many free resources to help you learn French here at Visual Link Languages including the French verbs page.