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How to ask for something in French

How to ask for something in French?

Have you ever wondered how to say ‘Do you have…?… or ‘Can I have’…. or ‘May I… French? You’ve come to the right place! If you have any feedback about the quality of the episode (sound, pace, transcripts) show, feel free to reach out!

#1 How to say ‘Can I have…’

Est-ce que je peux avoir…..(eskuh)

#2 How to say ‘May I have….’

Puis-je avoir….

Pourrais-je avoir…

#3 How to say ‘Do you have…’ (formal or you all)

Est-ce que vous avez… (eskuh)

Avez-vous ….

#4 How to say ‘Do you have…’ (informal/casual)

Est-ce que tu as….


#5 How to say ‘ I would like…’

Je voudrais…

#6 How to say ‘I am looking for…’

Je cherche …

#7 Practice in French

Do you have some salt? (formal) — Est-ce que avez du sel ?

I am looking for a green sweater? — Je cherche un pull vert.

May I have more sauce? — Puis-je avoir plus de sauce? Pourrais-je avoir plus de sauces ?

Can I have two tickets? — Est-ce que je peux avoir deux billets ?

I would like two croissants — Je voudrais deux croissants

Do you have a pen (casual/informal)—- Est-ce que tu as un stylo ?

Voilà c’est la fin de cet épisode ! Now you know How to ask for something in French! And always add ‘S’il vous plait’ ! (please at the end)

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