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Spelling Changes – Today’s French Present Tense

Spelling Changes – Today’s French Present Tense

Les changements d’orthographe – Le présent

In this mini lesson, we are focusing on spelling changes, or stem-changing verbs. They have a different spelling than the rest of the conjugation in their nous form or in their nous & vous forms. They’re often call boot verbs, or shoe verbs. More on this in the premium lesson.

Exercice – Practice

Fill in the blanks

1.acheter — to buy

j’achète

tu ___________

nous ___________

vous achetez

2.employer — to use, to employ

j’___________

elles ___________

nous ___________

vous ___________

3.lancer — to throw something

je ___________

on lance

nous lançons

vous ___________

4.manger — to eat

on ___________

ils ___________

nous ___________

vous ___________

5.appeler — to call

il ___________

elles ___________

nous __________

vous ___________

Réponses – Answers

Réponses

1.acheter — to buy

j’achète

tu achètes

nous achetons

vous achetez

2.employer — to use, to employ

j’emploie

elles emploient

nous employons

vous employez

3.lancer — to throw something

je lance

on lance

nous lançons

vous lancez

4.manger — to eat

on mange

ils mangent

nous mangeons

vous mangez

5.appeler — to call

il appelle

elles appellent

nous appelons

vous appelez

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