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Regular –er verbs Français I. The basic form of a verb is called the infinitive. An infinitive is a verb NOT conjugated être is an infinitive Many French.

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1 Regular –er verbs Français I

2 The basic form of a verb is called the infinitive. An infinitive is a verb NOT conjugated être is an infinitive Many French infinitives end in –er – travailler – parler – regarder – ?? Infinitives like parler and regarder follow a predictable pattern when conjugated. They are called REGULAR VERBS

3 The present tense forms of -er verbs consist of two parts: STEM + ENDING The STEM does not change when you conjugate. It is the infinitive minus -er : parler parl- voyager voyag- The ENDINGS depend on the subject. They vary as follows: The above endings in red are silent. je -e nous -ons tu -es vous -ez il elle -e ils elles -ent

4 Try to conjugate a verb… think of your stem… then the endings parler = jenous tuvous il elle ils elles

5 Conjugated verb… parler = to speak jeparlenousparlons tuparlesvousparlez il elleparle ils ellesparlent

6 A few hints on pronunciation and stuff… Je becomes j before a vowel sound. je parle j aime Note the liaison when the verb begins with a vowel sound: Nous étudions. Vous invitez Thomas. Observation When the infinitive of the verb ends in -ger, the nous form ends in -geons. nager: nous na geons manger: nous man geons voyager: nous voya geons z z

7 Some new –er verbs… aimerto like/love habiter àto live (in+city) inviterto invite organiserto organize visiterto visit (a place)


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