French Verb Conjugation: How to Use Connaitre and Savoir
Connaître and savoir are two French verbs that every student should get to know well.
Like its distinction between second-person pronouns tu and vous, French also makes a distinction between two different ways in which the speaker might know something, through the two verbs savoir and connaître.
Savoir is used for facts and information.
I know that Paris is in France. Je sais que Paris se trouve en France.
I know that two and two is four. Je sais que deux et
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Mastering verb conjugation is crucial to learning Spanish. Its all about knowing patterns and formulas, as I've reviewed in some of my earlier posts about Spanish grammar.
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