I got along with a very minimal vocabulary. Next time I go, I'll know more but the following, in semi-random order, was pretty much my entire French vocabulary:

 

oui = yes

non = no

bon jour = good day

bon soir = good evening

au revior = good bye

je m'appelle _____ = my name is ______

bonne chance = good luck

bonne route = good journey

parlez-vous anglais? = do you speak English?

Je ne comprends pas = I don't understand

Ca va = How are you? (This also means O.K.)

mon amis = my friend

perdu = lost

Je suis perdu = I am lost

Allez = Go

merde = shit

s'il vous plait = please

thanks (very much) = merci (beaucoup)

bon = good

petit = little

velo = bicycle

attention = look out

tres = very

la toilette = the bathroom

 

gauche = left

droite = right

tout droite = straight ahead

fleche = arrow

sortie = exit

 

Dimanche = Sunday

Lundi = Monday

Mardi = Tuesday

Mercredi = Wednesday

Jeudi = Thursday

Vendredi = Friday

Samedi = Saturday

 

Un = One

Deux = Two

Trois = Three

Quatre = Four

Cinq = Five

Six = Six

Sept = Seven

Huit = Eight

Neuf = Nine

Dix = Ten

 

une ampoule = a light bulb

piles = battery

vente = wind

 

Bretagne = Brittany

Normandie = Normandy

 

de l'eau = water

coca = coca cola

orangina = carbonated orange drink

jambon = ham

poulet = chicken

saucisse = sausage

pomme = apple

pommes de terre = potatoes

frites = fried potatoes

cafe au lait = coffee with milk

fromage = cheese

pain = bread

boulangerie = bakery

potage = soup

du lait = milk

omelette = omelette