Common Travel Phrases French Exercises

french travel phrases exercises

Bonjour, my eager-to-learn student! I see the twinkle in your eye, the tilt of your beret, and the excitement stirring in your heart at the mere thought of traveling to the oh-so-lovely France.

So, let’s dive straight into it! Today, I’ll be your guide, your mentor, your compass, if you will, through the beautifully crooked alleyways of the French language!

The subject for today? “Common French Phrases for Travel”. Oh la la! Are you ready to take off? Let’s jump into the world of le français, where even getting lost is an art!


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1) Put the Sentences in the Correct Order – Travel-Related Vocabulary


a) Est-ce / restaurant / qu’il / un / bon / y / a / ?

Est-ce qu’il y a un bon restaurant?


b) une / demander / pouvez-vous / table / s'il / pour / deux, / vous / plaît / ?


c) combien / coûte / ça / ?


d) parlez-vous / anglais / ?


e) la / où / est / plus / proche / poste / la / ?


f) pouvez-vous / s'il / m'aider, / vous / plaît / ?


g) quand / ouvre / musée / le / ?


h) ferme / quand / le / musée / ?


i) les / où / sont / toilettes / ?


j) une / J'ai / réservation / .


2) Can you Translate these Sentences?


a) I would like a coffee, please.

Je voudrais un café, s’il vous plaît.


b) Can you help me, please?


c) Where is the train station?


d) How much is it?


e) Excuse me, where is the bathroom?


f) I am lost.


g) Can you speak slower, please?


h) Could I have the menu, please?


i) I have a reservation.


j) Thank you very much.


3) Practice your Vocabulary of Common Tourism French Phrases


a) Thank you – Excuse me – Please

Merci – Excusez-moi – S’il vous plaît


b) bill - tip - menu


c) restaurant - museum - hotel


d) taxi - train - bus


e) map - ticket - passport


f) departure - arrival - delay


g) open - closed - reservation


h) left - right - straight ahead


4) Practice Your Writing by Translating these Small Texts Taking the Common Phrases for Travellers into Consideration


Excuse me, where is the museum? I would like to buy a ticket. Thank you.


I have a reservation at this hotel. Could you help me with my bags? Thank you very much.


5) About Common French Phrases for Vacation, Write the Obvious Questions to the Answers


a) Je voudrais un café.

Que voudriez-vous?


b) Le musée est à droite.


c) L'addition, s'il vous plaît.


d) Je suis perdu.


e) Pouvez-vous parler plus lentement, s'il vous plaît?


f) J'ai une réservation.


g) Merci beaucoup.


h) Le train part à 10 heures.


i) La gare est tout droit.


j) Le restaurant est fermé.


Et voilà! I’m sure by now you can practically smell the fresh baguettes and feel the smooth silk of a French scarf. We’ve come to the end of our little linguistic journey through “Common French Phrases for Travel”.

Remember, practice makes perfect, especially when it comes to speaking French. And, never fear, my dear, if at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again, and don’t forget to roll those ‘R’s!

Keep practicing these phrases until they roll off your tongue as easily as ordering a crème brûlée! Enjoy your vacation and remember, when you’re in France, let every “oui”, every “merci”, and every “excusez-moi” come from the heart.


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