Parting Words

French good-byes
Every hello eventually leads to a good-bye. Here's how to say good-bye at any time of day as well as mention when you'll meet again.

   

   

   

   

Pharmacy

French at the pharmacy
If you don't feel well, in France you can often get away with talking to a pharmacist rather than a doctor. Here's some useful vocab for what you might need at the pharmacy.

   

Phone Numbers

French phone numbers
French phone numbers can be a little confusing at first, so here are some tips on understanding the different ways they may be recited and written, as well as how to use them.

   

Politeness

French politeness
After bonjour, polite phrases like "please" and "thank you" are the most important French vocabulary you'll ever learn. When you visit France, knowing just these few phrases will go a long way, even if the very next thing you say is Parlez-vous anglais ?

   

Renting a Car

Renting a car in France
Traveling in France often means driving, which can be a puzzling mix of unfamiliar signs and unfathomable rules of the road. But before you even get to that, you have to actually rent the car, so here are some useful phrases to help you get the car you want.

   

   

Shopping

French shopping vocabulary
Learn some useful phrases related to shopping in French, including what's your size, how much does it cost, and I'm just looking, thanks.