Some examples of simple French phrases include: "Parlez-vous anglais?" which means "Do you speak English?"; "Merci beaucoup," which means "Thank you very much" and "Comment allez-vous?" which means "How are you?" Audio pronunciation accompaniment is available for these phrases on the Fodors.com website.
Useful French phrases for travelers include "Où est le métro?" or "Where is the subway?"; "Puis-je me connecter à l’Internet?" meaning, "Can I get on the Internet?"; and "Où sont les toilettes?" which means "Where is the bathroom?"
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