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Introduction to French adjectives (with on-line exercises):

Verb conjugations

Click on the links below to see full conjugation tables of some common regular and irregular French verbs, or use the gadget to check the conjugation of any verb in the dictionary.

aimerto like, love (regular -er verb)
mangerto eat (semi-regular pattern for -ger verbs)
commencerto begin (semi-regular pattern for -cer verbs)
s'appelerto be called (pronominal, semi-regular)
arriverto arrive (regular but takes être)
finirto finish (regular -ir verb)
attendreto wait (regular -re verb)
avoirto have (common irregular verb)
êtreto be (common irregular verb)
faireto do, make (common irregular verb)
pouvoirto be able to (common irregular verb)
vouloirto want (common irregular verb)
devoirto ought to; to owe (common irregular verb)
allerto go (common irregular verb)
venirto come (irregular; takes être)
prendreto take (common irregular verb)

Adverbs in French

Prepositions in French


Introduction to French verbs

The present tense of French verbs

Introduction to the perfect tense

Negative sentences

Reflexive verbs

French object pronouns

How do I spell forms of -eler and -eter verbs?

The imperfect tense

The future tense

The conditional

The French subjunctive

The pluperfect tense

Irregular French verbs

Introduction to the past historic (passé simple)

Interactive guides



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