I Dont speak French

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  1. PORKSTER

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    I read on here a day or 2 a go certainly in the last week about an app that you can scan the words and it translates for you. Now I wrote this in a safe place so safe I cant find it and I have looked on here too anyone help ?
    while on the Subject any other tips hints be great to overcome the language barrier time to shrug of my ignorant side ha ha as per norm many thanks for any advice Paul
     
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    Word Lens for signs, Google Translate for actual sentences. Chrome to to [mostly] translate web pages.
     
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    Errrrr...... Quelques leçons ? ;)(y)
    First advice: Don't learn words on their own. Each word might have different meanings. Learn whole sentences. La cruche est pleine (the jug is full)
    Je suis une belle cruche ; I'm pretty stupid (idiot)

    Cruche d'eau: You can ask for one in a bar, but for goodness sake don't say , "Je peux avoir LA cruche? (this means "Can I have THE idiot" .... probably meaning the waiter you had some other time before . The simple fact that you use THE instead of A will change it all.!

    Happy travel !

    Frankie:)
     
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    Girls Aloud - Can't Speak French:
     
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    Just let the funky music do the talking!
     
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    just shout and wave your hands about like a mad person.. .. not hard

    works every time :D
     
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    I find jibbigo translator app. works for me, spoken word or text
     
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    Beer = bierre
    Pint = grand.
    Thirsty = deux.

    T'jobs a good 'un :)
     
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    Top answers thanks
     
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    I wonder if working out how to order a drink is the phrase most people try to learn first?

    Stuff the pen of my aunt, get them in.
     
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    Pint = grand
    Beer = bierre

    Job Done........................(y)
     
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    Grrrrrrrwowwwwwwwwwwww.....................ser............

    Any one wil do me (lucky begers) :LOL:
     
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    Except that beer is feminine So it is "Deux grandes bières S'IL VOUS PLAIT !!!!!"

    You can forget about the feminine but don't forget Please ..... or you might be the last client to be served and without any smile!
     
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    so
    beer grand civil plate (y)
     
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    Any one wil do me (lucky begers) :LOL:[/QUOTE]

    Except the ginger one - obviously:eek:
     
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    It's easy to order 3 beers!

    Deux Bierres , et,- - - - one fer me mate!:rolleyes:
     
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    ALWAYS greet people with Bonjour, or Bonsoir. Always say s'il vous plait and merci. Smile a lot. And desolee, ma francais est tres petit.
    As long as you try, people try to help, I found.
     
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    A brilliant way to learn is through Duolingo. French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese. Check it out on the web and you can download the iPhone and iPad apps so you can dip in and out of it anytime. Fab way to learn and it's free (y)
     
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    Nah. We just shout.


    Oi. Garcon. :)
     
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