La famille ER conjugaison. Conjugating the ER family Learning patterns is a key to mastering the conjugating of French verbs. Subject Pronouns Doesn’t matter if the verb is regular or irregular : The pronouns are always in the same order. I You He, she, one We You
Learning patterns is a key to mastering the conjugating of French verbs.
►French stem-changing verbs are conjugated with the same endings as normal but have two different stems. Stem-changing verbs are sometimes called boot verbs.
►We will study the verbs acheter & préférer :
Change of accent in the stem
►And the verbs manger & commencer:
Add an “e” or a “ç”
►We will also meet Aller: the black sheep of the ER family!
Acheter (to buy)
Préférer (to prefer)
The verb acheter is a so-called boot verb because all the verbs with the same stems form the shape of a boot.
The verb: acheter
Another way of saying it : Nous and Vouslook like their parents: acheter
Manger (to eat)