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-IR Verbs How to conjugate regular –IR Verbs
As you will recall, French verbs are generally of three kinds: (1)-ER Verbs (2)-IR Verbs (3)-RE Verbs We have already learned some common -ER verbs, including marcher, parler, chercher, aimer, etc. Today we will focus on the formation and conjugation of regular -IR verbs.
Here are some –IR verbs: bâtir choisir finir obéir punir réussir à salir
To conjugate –IR Verbs, take the stem of the verb (by dropping the –IR) and add the following endings: FINIR Stem = FIN- Je fin-is Tu fin-is Il fin-it Elle fin-it Nous fin-issons Vous fin-issez Ils fin-issent Elles fin-issent
Translate the following sentences into French: (1)My aunt is punishing my ugly nephew. (2)We are building a small kitchen. (3)I am succeeding in my French class. (4)I obey my mother. (5)I do not obey my sister.
Olympia, par Edouard Manet (1863). PowerPoint Presentation by Mark A. Spalding, BA, MEd, MA (2008). Fin