Presentation on theme: "Les verbes en ~er The basic form of the verb is called the infinitive. Many French infinitives end in ~er. Most of these verbs are conjugated like chanter."— Presentation transcript:
1 Les verbes en ~erThe basic form of the verb is called the infinitive. Many French infinitives end in ~er.Most of these verbs are conjugated like chanter and aimer.Pay attention to the endings.
2 The present tense forms of er verbs consist of two parts: STEM + ENDINGThe STEM does not change. It is the infinitive minus er.The ENDINGS change with the subject.
3 Le singulier The endings are silent. The endings change with the subject:je → etu → esil/elle/on → e
4 chanter je chante tu chantes il chante elle chante on chante. I sing ( I am singing, I do sing)You sing ( you are singing, you do sing)He/she/one sings (is singing, does sing)
5 aimer j’aime tu aimes il aime elle aime on aime I like (I do like) You like (you do like)He/she/one likes (does like)
6 Pratiquons! I am dancing. She is singing. You like to eat. He likes to play tennis.You are working at Starbucks.Je danse.Elle chante.Tu aimes manger.Il aime jouer au tennis.Tu travailles à Starbucks.
7 Le pluriel in the present tense, the plural endings of er verbs are: nous → onsvous → ezils/elles → entThe ent ending is silent
8 chanter nous chantons vous chantez ils/elles chantent We sing (are singing, do sing)You sing (are singing, do sing)They sing (are singing, do sing)
9 aimer nous aimons vous aimez ils aiment elles aiment We like (do like, are liking)You like (do like, are liking)They like (do like, are liking)
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