All About French Verbs and Grammar
Knowing your verbs and verb forms is absolutely essential to becoming fluent in French!
We created these French language resources to help you learn common regular and irregular verbs and how to conjugate them in the past, present, and future. With these verbs and conjugations under your belt, you’ll be well on your way to achieving your French language goals.
Whether you want to brush up on your French for a trip or you need help passing a class, these guides from our experienced French tutors will put you on the road to success. Bonne chance!
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Guide to French Verb Tenses
French verbs come in a variety of tenses and moods, which can seem a little complicated or even confusing to students of the language. For a quick refresher on the seven most common types of French verbs, check out this handy guide and infographic.
Conjugating Irregular Verbs
Some French verbs don’t follow the rules. Learn how to conjugate the most common irregular verbs in the present tense.
Past Tense for Regular Verbs
If you want to talk about past events in French, you’ll need to know your past tense conjugations. The simplest way to conjugate verbs in the past tense is using the passé composé. Learn how to conjugate the passé composé for regular verbs and start practicing.
Conjugating the Imperfect Tense
The imperfect, or imparfait, is another French verb tense that you will use to describe ongoing events in the past.
Conjugating the Future Tense
Once you’ve mastered the present and past tenses, it’s time to take on the future. Learn how to talk about events that will happen by using le futur tense.
Conjugating the Past Perfect
The French version of the past perfect tense is called le passé antérieur. Use this tense to discuss past events that occurred before other things in the past: