French Bootcamp #11: More French Verbs For Conversation!
French Bootcamp #11: More French Verbs to know in conversation! In this episode, you’ll find out about modal verbs in French a.k.a as ‘helper verbs’. They’re used together with the main verb of the sentence. Common examples include can, want, and must.
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French Bootcamp #11: More French Verbs For Conversation
#1 Les verbes modaux
Modal verbs show possibility, intent, ability, or necessity. Because they’re a type of auxiliary verb (helper verb), they’re used together with the main verb of the sentence. Common examples include can, want, and must.
Vouloir/Je veux = I want
Pouvoir/Je peux = I can/I am able
Devoir/Je dois = I must/ I have to
Avoir besoin de/ J’ai besoin de = I need to
#2 Les verbes d’actions
manger = to eat
boire = to drink
dormir = to sleep
partir = partir
travailler = to work
marcher = to walk
écrire = to write
lire = to read
#3 Quelques phrases (More French Verbs For Conversation)
Je veux partir = I want to leave
J’ai besoin de dormir = I need to sleep
Je dois travailler = I have to work
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