The traveler’s dictionary

The traveler's dictionary

For intrepid travelers who are not champions in french but want to learn it while traveling, here is a dictionary with a few key terms you should know to speak when arrived: the traveler’s dictionary !

Some terms of reference

Hello = bonjour
Excuse me = excusez-moi
Please = s’il vous plait
Thank you = merci
You’re welcome = je vous en prie
See you = à bientôt
Goodbye = au revoir

How are you? = comment allez vous?
I’m fine = je vais bien
I don’t understand = je ne comprends pas
Do you speak french? = parlez vous français?
I speak english a little bit = je parle un peu anglais

Passport = passeport
ID card = carte d’identité
Visa = visa
Credit card = carte de crédit
Money = argent
Backpack = sac à dos
Camera = appareil photo

 

Transport

Train = train
Train station = gare
Bus = bus
Bus stop = arrêt de bus
Subway = metro
Plane = avion
Airport = aéroport
Cab = taxi

 

Sleep

Hotel = hôtel
Hostel = auberge de jeunesse
Room = chambre
Double room = chambre double
Shared room = chambre partagée
Half board = demi-pension
Full board = pension complète
Camping = camping
Tent = tente

 

Eat

Eat = manger
Drink = boire
Cheers ! = santé !
Breakfast = petit déjeuner
Lunch = déjeuner
Dinner = diner
Restaurant = restaurant
Vegetarian food = nourriture végétarienne
Bar/pub = bar

I would like to have a drink = j’aimerais boire un verre
I would like to eat something = j’aimerais manger quelque chose

 

Shopping

I would like to buy… = j’aimerais acheter…
Do you have… = avez vous…?
How much does it cost? = combien ça coûte?
I will buy it ! = je vais l’acheter !

Shop = magasin
Supermarket = Supermarché
Postcard = carte postale
Stamps = timbres

 

Tourism

Holiday = vacances
Sightseeing tour = visites touristiques
Tourist sites = sites touristiques
Main street = avenue principale
Shopping steet = avenue commerçante
City centre = centre ville
Museum = musée
Monument = monument
Garden/park = jardin/parc

 

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