Common French and Italian Phrases

by Kosher River Cruise Kosher Tour Operator
Do as the Romans do, or in this case, do as the Europeans do. Although Europe is populated with English speakers, you should at least learn a few common phrases to make conversing easier on your Kosher River Cruises journey.

If you’re ever headed to France, these phrases will make your adventures much easier. 

attendez-nous là - wait for us there
avez-vous faim? - are you hungry (formal)?
c'est pour vous. -  it is for you (formal)
c'est quoi?  -  what is it?
c'est tout? -  is that all?
c'est très gentil -  it is very nice
c’est combien? - how much is it?
c’est grave? - is it serious?
ça n'est pas grave -  no problem
ce n’est pas comme ça  -  It is not like that
combien cela coûte?  - how much is this?
comment as-tu passé... ?   -   how have you spent...? (informal)
comment t'appelles-tu?    -    what's your name (informal)?
comment vas-tu?      -      how are you (informal)?
depuis quand?     -     since when?
il est prêt.   -   he is ready
il veut y aller   -    he wants to go there
j'ai déjà dit que   -     I have already said that
j’attends mes amis    -     I am waiting for my friends
je ne comprends pas.   -     I don't understand
je ne sais pas     -    I don't know

Planning on a trip to Italy? Make sure to get these ones memorized by heart. 

Si - Yes.
No - No.
Per favore - Please.
Grazie -  Thank you.
Prego  -  You're welcome.
Mi scusi -  Excuse me.
Mi dispiace - I am sorry.
Buon giorno - Good morning.
Buona sera  -  Good evening.
Buona notte -  Good night.
Parla inglese? - Do you speak English?
C'è qualcuno che parla inglese? - Does anyone here speak English?
Mi dispiace, ma non parlo bene l'italiano. - I'm sorry, I don't speak Italian very well.
So soltanto un po' di italiano. -  I only speak a little Italian.
Come si chiama, Lei? -  What is your name?
Mi chiamo _______. -  My name is ________.
Le presento ______.  - This is ________.
Come sta? - How are you?
Sto bene, grazie. - I'm fine, thank you.
Piacere. - I am pleased to meet you.
È stato un piacere conoscerla. - It was nice to meet you.
Non capisco. - I don't understand.
Scusi, che cosa ha detto?  -  Excuse me, what did you say?
Può parlare lentamente?  -   Could you speak more slowly?
Capisco benissimo. - I understand perfectly.
Buona giornata!'  -  Have a nice day!

Once you’ve gotten the hang of these basic French and Italian phrases, spending a week or two in these beautiful countries will be a much more enjoyable and immersive experience. 

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