Useful Phrases in French

Parlez vous français? Here are some useful French words and phrases to help you get along when travelling.

Paris Eiffel Tower

Hello = Bonjour [Bon-jhoor]
Goodbye = Au revoir [Oh rvwahr]
Please = S’il vous plaît [Seel voo pleh]
Thank you = Merci [Mairsee]
Excuse me = Pardon [Par-dohn]
Good night = Bonne nuit [Bon-nwee]
See you soon = A bientôt [Ah byehn-toh]
Yes = Oui [Wee]
No = Non [Nohn]
OK = D’accord [Dahkohr]

Top Tip: The French are formal until you get to know them well. Be sure to address everyone formally – i.e. Madame, Monsieur and vous (you).