This series of French lessons on questions will cover all that you need to know to be able to ask (and respond to) the questions that you will most commonly use in France and other French speaking countries. 4 key ways to ask questions in French. Luckily, they are very similar to the English ways of asking questions! Not only that, get loads of audio examples of each type and really get to grips with asking questions in French. say How are you? in French for both formal and casual situations. variations of Parlez-vous français ? that can be used so check out this lesson to expand your knowledge! "What is your name?" in French. In fact you may well use it yourself as an ice-breaker of sorts. In this lesson we also find out a few more phrases to keep the conversational ball rolling. how to use "When?" in French. For example, it could be very handy to know the French phrase for "When does the flight leave?"! interrogative word, "Where?" in French. This is particularly important when asking for directions, and we cover a couple of other ways to ask the same thing in a different way.