The present tense is a bit of a pain because, although it’s the most common tense in spoken French, it’s also the most complex of tenses.
This course will help you study the French present tense in great details, with rules and exercises and answer keys so that you know where you stand as you learn French with Anne.
Le présent est un temps un peu casse-pieds car bien qu’il soit le plus courant dans la langue parlée, il est aussi le plus compliqué.
Ce cours vous propose de l’étudier sous toutes ses facettes, avec les règles et des exercices avec correction pour que vous sachiez où vous en êtes dans votre apprentissage du français.
When to use the present tense
Present Tense in French – When to use it?
French and English use the present tense differently. In English, the present tense is used in 2 different instances and it has two forms. Let’s study it with Anne
Regular -ER verbs
Regular -ER verbs – French Present Tense
How do French regular -ER verbs work? How are they conjugated? What are the rules and the exceptions?
-IR verbs – French Present Tense
-IR OIR verbs, Present, Today’s French, Regular verbs that en in -IR conjugated in the present tense in French? Download and listen to Anne say it at FrenchHour
-RE verbs – French Present Tense
In this worksheet, we are focusing on verbs ending in –RE in their infinitive form. Enough verbs for you to carry on a nice conversation in French.
Spelling Changes – French Present Tense
être – to be – French Present Tense
Learn how to conjugate ÊTRE – to be – in the present tense with Anne, a French native speaker at FrenchHour.
avoir – to have – French Present Tense
Learn how to conjugate AVOIR – to have – in the present tense.
faire – French Present Tense
valoir – French Present Tense
Vouloir – Sortir – Prendre – Present Tense
Here are 3 common irregular verbs – to want, to leave, to take – for you to conjugate in the indicative present tense. The answers are also in the worksheet.