Not all vocabulary is created equal. There are some French phrases that you will hear literally every day, multiple times a day, and odds are that you should be using them that often too. Here are five truly essential everyday French phrases for you to use every day - click the links for more detailed information and sound files.
Ask for confirmation or acknowledge what someone said - and not just when it's good.
This handy little phrase can be a question, an answer, and more.
Use this to provide or request clarification.
It's often necessary to say "it's necessary."
il y a
Any time you'd say "there is" or "there are" in English, you need to say il y a in French.
More everyday French phrases
• Basic French
• Hello and Good-bye
• Please and thank you
• Social niceties
• Most common French phrases