French Irregular -IR ending Verbs

French Irregular -IR ending Verbs

Like This Video 0 3030 admin
Added by November 28, 2017

FRENCH IRREGULAR -IR VERBS

Learn the Present of Irregular -IR Verbs in French

Hey guys !

Have you already learned how to conjugate regular -IR ending verbs in French ? No ? What a shame ! Get that done now and then come back to this page.

Already done ? Great, read on then ! It’s time for you to have a look at irregular -IR ending verbs. I’m sorry to say there are a few of them. But this is all good, just take it as yet another opportunity to enrich your vocabulary !

I have organized the verbs in groups according to their conjugations. You’ll see, that should ease your memory.

1st group of irregular -IR verbs

In this first group of verb, notice the pattern in the endings of the conjugated verbs (-s, -s, -t, -ons, -ez, -ent)

French irregular IR verb DORMIR

Source: Pixabay

COURIR (to run)                      DORMIR (to sleep)

Je cours                                   Je dors

Tu cours                                   Tu dors

Il/elle/on court                          Il/elle/on dort

Nous courons                          Nous dormons

Vous courez                             Vous dormez

Ils/elles courent                       Ils/elles dorment

 

French irregular -IR verb PARTIR

Source: Pixabay

PARTIR (to leave)

Je pars

Tu pars

Il/elle/on part

Nous partons

Vous partez

Ils/elles partent

 

 

SENTIR (to feel)                              SORTIR (to go out)

Je sens                                         Je sors

Tu sens                                         Tu sors

Il/elle/on sent                                Il/elle/on sort

Nous sentons                               Nous sortons

Vous sentez                                  Vous sortez

Ils/elles sentent                            Ils/elles sortent

 

MOURIR (to die)

Je meurs

Tu meurs

Il/elle/on meurt

Nous mourons

Vous mourez

Ils/elles meurent

 

2nd Group of irregular -IR verbs 

Onto the next group of irregular -IR ending verbs now. These new ones are actually conjugated like -ER ending verbs. Hope you know your -ER ending verbs lesson on the present tense…

Here’s the list : COUVRIR (to cover), DÉCOUVRIR (to discover), OFFRIR (to offer), OUVRIR (to open), SOUFFRIR (to suffer)

I’m just going to write out a couple of them here. That should be enough for you to get the hang of it.

 

French irregular IR verb OFFRIR

Source: Pixabay

OUVRIR (to open)                       OFFRIR (to offer)

J’ouvrE                                        J’offrE

Tu ouvrES                                   Tu offrES

Il/elle/on ouvrE                            Il/elle/on offrE

Nous ouvrONS                           Nous offrONS

Vous ouvrEZ                               Vous offrEZ

Ils/elles ouvrENT                        Ils/elles offrENT

 

3rd Group of irregular -IR verbs

This last group of -IR ending verbs has an extra irregularity in their « NOUS » and « VOUS » forms. They include the verbs TENIR (to hold) & VENIR (to come) along with their derivatives. The list includes: DEVENIR (to become), MAINTENIR (to maintain), RETENIR (to keep/retain), REVENIR (to come back).

TENIR (to hold)                             VENIR (to come)

Je tiens                                         Je viens

Tu tiens                                         Tu viens

Il/elle/on tient                                Il/elle/on vient

Nous tenons                                  Nous venons

Vous tenez                                    Vous venez

Ils/elles tiennent                           Ils/elles viennent

 

Good luck memorizing them all !

Similar Videos

CONJUGAISON DU VERBE “AVOIR” (Conjugation of the verb “To have”)

0 2914 0

HOW TO CONJUGATE “AVOIR” CONJUGAISON DU VERBE “AVOIR” (TO HAVE) Watch this video on the French verb ‘Avoir’ and practice what you’ve learned using the exercise sheet below. EXERCISES ON THE VERB AVOIR (Pdf) In this French lesson video, learn how

CONJUGAISON DU VERBE “DESCENDRE” (Conjugation of the verb “To Go Down/To Get Off”)

0 3498 0

HOW TO CONJUGATE “DESCENDRE” Learn French verb “Descendre” in the present Watch this fun video to learn how to conjugate French verb “Descendre” in the present tense and practice what you’ve learned using the exercise sheet below. Includes lots of

CONJUGAISON DU VERBE “ÊTRE” (Conjugation of the verb “To Be”)

0 5183 0

HOW TO CONJUGATE FRENCH VERB “ÊTRE” Conjugaison du verbe ÊTRE (To Be) Watch this video on how to conjugate the French verb “être” in the present tense and practice what you’ve learned using the exercise sheet below. EXERCISES ON THE

No Comments

No Comments Yet!

No Comments Yet!

But You can be first one to write one

Only registered users can comment.