Level A1 - Regular French Verbs Ending in -IR

Learn -IR verbs in the present, past, and future tenses

Regular French Verbs Ending in -IR: Present, Passé Composé, and Futur Simple Tenses

A high percentage of verbs in French end in -IR. These are for the most part regular verbs, and their conjugations follow a set pattern in the présent, passé composé, and even in the futur simple! That's why this lesson is appropriate for Level A1 even though you usually don't learn the past and future tenses until later on. You're going to learn so many verbs, and imagine how great it will feel to use them in 3 tenses!
STEP 1 ➯ Download your lesson guide and get ready to take notes.

STEP 2 ➯ Watch my video presentation of the lesson and follow along with your lesson guide.

STEP 3 ➯ Download and complete your first exercise. It's in the present tense, multiple choice, and you have to choose which verb fits according to context.

STEP 4 ➯ Download your list of common -IR verbs. You'll receive a QUIZLET study set to help you memorize the French verbs with their English translations.

STEP 5 ➯ Complete four exercises using -ER verbs. The first one is in the present tense, the second is in the passé composé, the third is in the futur simple, and the fourth is a translation exercise using all three tenses. An answer key is provided.

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Jennifer Crespin
Jennifer Crespin

Jennifer is originally from Louisiana, and has been teaching French for over 20 years. She has been living in France with her husband and children since 2013, and continues to teach French both online and locally. She completed a BA in French and English, and taught French and moved to France for a year before completing an MA degree in French literature and language. While living in the US, she taught French for 15 years at Saint Louis University High School, a Jesuit college preparatory school for young men.

Course Curriculum

  Lesson: Regular Verbs Ending in -IR
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  Common -IR Verbs
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