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Five French verbs to know absolutely #1 Passer

Bonjour et bienvenue au Bootcamp ! Every January, I create a series of episode to boost your learning and motivation! Every episodes will have some grammar or vocabulary and some practice! Today, Five French verbs to know absolutely #1 Passer! Are you ready to speak French in 2024?

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Passer est un verbe facile avec beaucoup de sens différents. Passer est aussi un verbe régulier.

Passer is an easy verb to conjugate with different meanings. Passer is a regular verb, meaning that the endings of the verb follow a regular and predictable pattern.

Let’s start with common expressions and use.

Je passe chez toi ce soir = I’m stopping by your house tonight

Tu me passes tes notes ? = Can you hand me out your notes ?

Il passe un mauvais moment = He is having a hard time

Elle passe ses vacances en Italie = She is spending her vacations in Italie.

Nous passons par le jardin = We go through the garden.

Vous passez le week end à la plage ? = You’re spending your weekend at the beach ?

Ils passent devant l’immeuble = The’re passing by the building.

Qu’est ce qui se passe ? Il se passe quoi ?  = What’s going on ? What’s happening!

#Passer at present tense

Je passe

Tu passes

Il/elle passe

Nous passons

Vous passez

ils/elles passent

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