Lesson 4 : Please and thank you

Lesson 4 : How to say Please and Thank You in French

Please and thank you

Politeness is important in all languages, saying please and thank you is part of this.

(Listen to the audio player at the bottom of the page, repeat these simply phrases out loud, the best way to learn to speak French is Listen and Repeat)

English French

Please (informal singular)
Please (formal, singular or plural)

S'il te plait
S'il vous plait

Please, where is the telephone?
What time is it please?

S'il te plait, où est le téléphone?
Quelle heure est-il, s'il vous plait?

Thank you
Thank you very much
Thank you madame
I thank you

Merci beaucoup
Merci madame
Je vous remercie



Do not forget "tu" is informal you and "vous" is the formal "you".
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