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Today we are going to learn how to conjugate ER verbs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oQeyouk2i0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1RfmaoYZFI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-96Q9cZgaQ
Les verbes Verbs are action words. In French, the basic form of a verb ends in “er”, “ir” or “re”. E.g. sauter, choisir, comprendre The simplest form of a verb is called the “infinitif” to + action sauter = to jumpchoisir = to choose comprendre = to understand
Conjugation What if you want to say “I am jumping”, “She chooses” or “We understand”? to jump am jumping to choose chooses to understand understand We have to make a slight change to the “infinitif” form of the verb. This is called conjugating a verb (or conjugation). The conjugated verb looks very similar to the “infinitif” of the verb.
Pronoms sujets We conjugate verbs according to the person or thing that is performing the action. SingulierPluriel je Inous we tu youvous you il heils they (all masculin or masc. + fém.) elle sheelles they (all féminin) qui who Note: “je” is lower case in French (unlike “I” in English) tu a friend, someone the same age as you vous group of people, someone you don’t know well, someone older, to show respect
How to Conjugate an “er” Verb 1.Take off the “er” ending E.g. marcher march__ 2.Add the new ending SujetTerminaison (Ending)Exemple jeeje marche tuestu marches il, elle, qui, on, le, la, l’, un, une, one nameeil/elle marche nousonsnous marchons vousezvous marchez ils, elles, les, 2 or more namesentils/elles marchent
chanter = to sing jechanteIsing/I am singingnouschantonswe sing/weare singing tuchantesyousing/you are singingvouschantezyou sing/you are singing ilchantehe sings/he is singingilschantenttheysing/they are singing ellechanteshe sings/sheis singingelleschantentthey sing/they are singing