The ultimate guide to the French verb aller (to go)

Aller means “to go” in English. As in English, it’s used in lots of different ways, including as part of a verb tense. Want to learn more about aller? Allons-y! How to conjugate aller Aller is an irregular verb that’s conjugated with être. This means you’ll have to memorize its conjugations and also be sure …

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The Essential Guide to the French Subjunctive

Make a wish, demand, statement of uncertainty, or even simply say that something is the best you’ve ever seen or done. If you were speaking French, you probably used the subjunctive. The subjunctive can be a tricky tense for non-native French speakers, for two main reasons: The good news is, once you get used to …

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Faire Conjugation: How to Use the Common French Verb

When it comes to French verbs, faire is one of the most important to learn. The fourth most frequently used verb by the French, it essentially means “to do” or “to make”. It’s also present in a number of important phrasal verbs and common expressions. In addition to being a big, important verb, faire is …

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Avoir: How to Use and Conjugate the Essential French Verb

Avoir is the French verb that means “to have”. But it has so much more than that going for it! For one thing, as you probably know already, avoir is the most common auxiliary (helping) verb in French (and one of the first verbs taught in the French Together app). It’s used to conjugate most …

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Everything You Need to Know About être, the Most Common French Verb

Être (to be) is the most common verb in the French language. But that probably doesn’t surprise you. From the time you start learning French, you see, hear, and learn to use and conjugate it.  Of course, like most frequently-used verbs, être comes with a  lot of exceptional rules and even unexpected  uses. Some of …

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What You Must Know About the French Verb Devoir

There comes a point when you’re getting pretty good at French. You can express basic thoughts and ideas, likes and dislikes, even plans. And then, you find that you need to say something more abstract. No longer  is it about what you like to do or what you’re going to do. Now, it’s about what  …

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