2 Irregular verbs that we know… So far this year, we have studied 4 irregular verbs in the present tense …Avoir – to haveÊtre – to beAller – to goFaire – to do/make
3 Introducing 3 new irregular verbs! Three new irregular verbs that we will study this year are…Vouloir – to wantPouvoir – to be able to, (expressing the word « can »)Devoir – to have to, to must (expressing an obligation to do something)
4 Vouloir – to wantIn the present tense, the verb vouloir is conjugated as follows…PronounVerbTranslationJeVeuxI wantTuYou wantIl/elleVeutHe/she wantsNousVoulonsWe wantVousVoulezYou (plural) wantIls/ellesVeulentThey want
5 Pouvoir – to be able toIn the present tense, the verb pouvoir is conjugated as follows…PronounVerbTranslationJePeuxI canTuYou canIl/ellePeutHe/she canNousPouvonsWe canVousPouvezYou (plural) canIls/ellesPeuventThey can
6 Devoir - to have toIn the present tense, the verb devoir is conjugated as follows…PronounVerbTranslationJeDoisI should/mustTuYou should/mustIl/elleDoitHe/she should/mustNousDevonsWe should/mustVousDevezYou (plural) should/mustIls/ellesDoiventThey should/must
7 ExamplesJe veux danser avec toi. I want to dance with you. Je peux danser avec toi. I can dance with you. Je dois danser avec toi. I have to dance with you.
8 ExamplesVoulez-vous parler ? Do you want to speak? Pouvez-vous parler ? Can you speak? Devez-vous parler ? Do you have to speak?
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