Quiz: Can You Translate All of These Simple French Phrases?
Can You Translate All of These Simple French Phrases?
By: Isadora Teich
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About This Quiz

When it comes to the languages most used around the world, you'll find French very high on the list, at number six to be exact, with approximately 220 million speakers worldwide. 

With this large number of people, the French language touches almost every continent around the world. You'll find French used in African countries such as Senegal and Cameroon, North American countries such as Canada and Haiti, and the European countries of Switzerland, Belgium, and, obviously, France.

Although French might not be an official language in these countries, it continues to be a dominant one. Even in the United States, you'll find common French words that have been adopted into everyday language. You couldn't order food at a restaurant without a "menu." It would be hard to go on an interview without a "resume." 

While you might easily recognize these French words, how many basic French phrases can you recognize and translate? There's only one way to find out! Take a shot at this quiz and let's find out if we'll be telling you "Bon travail" or "Au revoir!"

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