Note de Grammaire #16 – RE verbs

Note de Grammaire #16 – RE verbs


You’ve already learned about – ER verbs in French.  Now we will add another group of verbs to our repertoire:  – RE verbs What is an “-RE” verb?? __a regular verb that ends in -RE__ Here is how we conjugate – RE verbs.  We drop off the  ___RE __ from the infinitive and add….. Exemple: Attendre (to wait for) J’attends                         Nous attendons   Tu attends                      Vous attendez               Il/elle/on attend–              Ils/elles attendent All regular – RE verbs will follow this pattern.  So you can conjugate all these verbs in the present tense now as well: Entendre: to hearPerdre: to lose

Répondre à: to answer
Vendre: to sell

Rendre: to returnRendre visite à: to visit someone   Exercice:Complete these sentences with the correct form of the – re verb: 1/ Tu _________ ton livre! (perdre)2/ Nous ____________ des écouteurs ici. (vendre)3/ Vous ____________ le bus? (attendre)4/ Elle ____________ visite à sa grand-mère ce week-end. (render)5/ Je ____________ toujours mes crayons de couleur. (perdre)

6/ Ils ________________ à mes emails! (répondre)


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