Other irregular verbs

Other irregular verbs

Learning Objectives 

  • Using “boire, “croire” and “voir” in the indicative present tense
  • Using “suivre” and “vivre” in the indicative present tense
  • Using “mettre” and similar verbs in the indicative present tense
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“croire” and “voir” in the present tense (from 01.37)

“vivre” in the present tense

“suivre” in the present tense

“mettre” in the present tense

LanguageAtlas: “croire” in the present tense

LanguageAtlas: “voir”  in the present tense

Kwiziq: “boire” in the present tense

Kwiziq: “mettre” and derivatives in the present tense

Kwiziq: “suivre”, “vivre” and derivatives in the present tense

Watch

Learn French with Alexa: 3rd group verbs in the present tense

Learn French through Music: “croire” in the present tense

Learn French with Vincent: “vivre” in the present tense

French with Mme Carroll: “suivre” in the present tense

French Circles Conjugation: “mettre” in the present tense

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Kwiziq: “croire” in the present tense

Kwiziq: “voir” and derivatives in the present tense

Lawless French: irregular -re verbs

ThoughtCo: “mettre” in the present tense

ThoughtCo: “vivre” in the present tense

Matt French Tutor: present tense of all verb groups

Practice

Tex’s French grammar: practice “suivre” and “vivre”

To Learn French: practice “boire”, “croire, “voir”

Tex’s French grammar: practice “mettre”

Learn French with Alexa: practice irregular verbs

Using one of the recommended resources to get writing feedback, respond to the prompt below. 

  • Write full sentences in the present tense using the items below: 
    • Vous – mettre – la table. (affirmation)
    • Je – suivre – cours de français (affirmation)
    • Mes parents – boire – vin (negation)
    • Ma sœur et moi – croire – Père Noël (negation)
    • Tu – voir – cet arbre (question)

Using one of the platforms for finding a tutor or language exchange partner, practice the speaking activities below. 

Partner Speaking Exercise:

  • Now you can conjugate most verbs in the present tense! Ask your French-speaking partner to drill you on conjugations. They can choose verbs from this list and ask you to conjugate them with different subjects.

Independent Speaking Exercise:

  • Now that you have practiced with someone, it is time to practice on your own! Pick at least five verbs from this same list, and practice each of them with a minimum of three different subject pronouns.
  • Check your answers on this website, by typing the infinitive of the verb from the list in the field and click “Conjuguer”. The results you are interested in will be on the top left, under “Indicatif / Présent”.

You can find instructions and a download link in our flashcards module

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