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Introduction to French

The official language in France is French. Traveling to France is an excellent opportunity to practice the local language.

The more French you know before you go, the more you will be able to communicate with French people and the better you will be able to experience the local culture.

Taken from 10 Good Reasons to Learn French from The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Following are translations of basic words and phrases from French to English. There are also translations with images that can help you in case of a health or safety challenge. They may help you during your travel and stay in France.

While in France, it is important to keep in communication with your colleagues, friends and family. To learn how to communicate with others while you are in France, read Methods of Communication.

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