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Basic Channel - What can I say to Pepper

If you do not know what you could say to Pepper, try one of the following sentences.


These sentences are the canonical forms. A canonical form is the standard. Some of variants can also work. For example, you can also try “How can I call you?” for “what’s your name?”

Prerequisite: Autonomous Life: ON - basic_channel_pep: ON

Meet Pepper

French - 日本語 - German - Spanish - Italian

English French
How are you? Comment ça va ?
Can you say goodbye? Fais-moi coucou.

About the applications

French - 日本語 - German - Spanish - Italian

English French
What can you do? Que sais-tu faire ?
Tell me all you can do. Quelles sont tes applications ?


French - 日本語 - German - Spanish - Italian

English French
What did I say? Qu’est-ce que j’ai dit ?
Can you repeat please. Tu peux répéter ?

Information about settings and system

French - 日本語 - German - Spanish - Italian

Battery level

English French
What is your battery level? Quel est ton niveau de batterie ?
Are you charging? Es-tu en charge ?

Internet connection

English French
What is your IP address? Quelle est ton adresse IP ?
Are you connected to Internet? Es-tu connecté à Internet ?

Date & Time

English French
What time is it? Quelle heure est-il ?
What day are we? Quel jour on est ?


You can ask Pepper witch languages he can speak and understand.

English French
What languages do you speak? Quelles langues parles-tu ?

Modifying Language & sound settings

French - 日本語 - German - Spanish - Italian


You can ask Pepper to temporarly change his current language.

English French
Speak French. -
Can you speak French? -
Speak Japanese. Parle japonais.
Can you speak Japanese? Est-ce que tu sais parler japonais ?
Speak Chinese. Parle chinois.
Can you speak Chinese? Est-ce que tu sais parler chinois ?
Speak Italian. -
Can you speak Italian? -
Speak Spanish. -
Can you speak Spanish? -
Speak German. -
Can you speak German? -
- Parle anglais.
- Est-ce que tu sais parler anglais ?

Note: when Pepper is asked to to speak another language, the language changes but only while the user has the robot engaged in dialog. As soon as the current dialog is stopped, the language is set back to the one defined in his settings.


English French
Speak softer. Parle moins fort.
Speak louder. Parle plus fort.

Pepper‘s moves

French - 日本語 - German - Spanish - Italian


English French
Can you stretch your arms? [1] Tends tes bras.
Raise your arms. [1] Lève les bras.

[1] Try also left arm or right arm.


English French
Make your hands [2] move. Fais bouger tes mains.
Can you open your hands [2] ? Peux-tu ouvrir les mains ?
Can you close your hands [2] ? Peux-tu fermer les mains ?
Can you put your hands behind? Mets tes mains en arrière.
Hands up! Mains en l’air!

[2] Try also left hand or right hand.

More about Pepper

French - 日本語 - German - Spanish - Italian


Personal information

English French
What’s your name? Comment tu t’appelles ?
What is your nickname? Quel est ton surnom ?
Introduce yourself. Présente-toi.
How tall are you? Quelle taille fais-tu ?
How much do you weigh? Combien pèses-tu ?
How old are you? Quel âge as-tu ?
When is your birthday? Quand est ton anniversaire ?
Are you a boy or a girl? Es-tu un garçon ou une fille ?
What are you made of? Tu es en quelle matière ?
What colour are you? De quelle couleur es-tu ?
What is your tablet for? Pourquoi tu as une tablette ?


English French
Are you kind? Es-tu gentil ?
Are you cool? Es-tu cool ?
Are you intelligent? Es-tu intelligent ?
Can I trust you? Est-ce que je peux te faire confiance ?


English French
Are you human? Es-tu humain ?
Are you alive? Es-tu vivant ?
Are you sentient? Es-tu conscient ?
Can you think? Est-ce que tu peux penser ?
Can you feel emotions? Peux-tu ressentir des émotions ?
How do you detect emotions? Comment détectes-tu les émotions ?
Do you eat? Est-ce que tu manges ?

Interaction with user

English French
Can you talk? Est-ce que tu peux parler ?
Can you see me? Est-ce que tu peux me voir ?
Can you hear me? Est-ce que tu peux m’entendre ?
Can you understand me? Est-ce que tu peux me comprendre ?
Can you remember me? Est-ce que tu peux me reconnaître ?



English French
Are you a robot? Es-tu un robot ?
What is a robot? C’est quoi un robot ?
What is a humanoid robot? C’est quoi un robot humanoïde ?
Will robots replace humans? Est-ce que les robots vont remplacer les humains ?


English French
Do you know the laws of robotics? Connais-tu les lois de la Robotique ?

Famous Robots

English French
Do you know Nao? Connais-tu Nao ?
Do you know Romeo? Connais-tu Roméo ?


English French
Why is your name Pepper? Pourquoi tu t’appelles Pepper ?
Who decided to call you like that? Qui est-ce qui t’a appelé comme ça ?
Who made you? Qui t’a fabriqué ?
Where were you made? Où as-tu été fabriqué ?


English French
Do you have a family? As-tu de la famille ?
Do you have friends? As-tu des amis ?
What is your friend’s name? Comment s’appelle ton ami ?
Can we be friends? Je peux être ton ami ?