French Present

This is a list of verbs in the present tense in French. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the present form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: Voir
To write: Écrire
To love: Aimer / adorer
To give: Donner
To play: Jouer
To read: Lire
To understand: Comprendre
To have: Avoir
To know: Savoir / Connaître
To learn: Apprendre
To think: Penser
To work: Travailler
To speak: Parler
To drive: Conduire
To smile: Sourire
To find: Trouver

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the present tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I see you: Je vous vois
I write with a pen: J'écris avec un stylo
You love apples: vous adorez les pommes
You give money: Vous donnez de l'argent
You play tennis: Vous jouez au tennis
He reads a book: Il lit un livre
He understands me: Il me comprend
She has a cat: Elle a un chat
She knows my friend: Elle connaît mon ami(e)
We want to learn: Nous voulons apprendre
We think Spanish is easy: Nous trouvons l'espagnol facile
You (plural) work here: Vous travaillez ici
You (plural) speak French: Vous parlez français
They drive a car: Ils conduisent une voiture
They smile: Ils sourissent

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