20 French Phrases You Can Use Immediately

Once you start learning a new language, you want to use it immediately. The 20 French phrases in the list below allow you to do exactly that. For even more phrases, take a look at our learning resources for French at the end of the page.

EnglishFrench
pleaseS'il vous plaît
thank youmerci
sorrydésolé
I want thisJe veux ça
I want moreJe veux plus
I knowje sais
I don't knowJe ne sais pas
Can you help me?Pouvez-vous m'aider ?
I don't like thisJe n'aime pas ça
I like youJe t'aime bien
I love youJe t'aime
I miss youTu me manques
see you laterà plus tard
Come with meViens avec moi
turn righttourne à droite
turn lefttourne à gauche
go straightVa tout droit
What's your name?Quel est ton nom ?
My name is DavidJe m'appelle David
I'm 22 years oldJ'ai 22 ans
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