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French 1: Regular -ER verbs and how to conjugate them

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What is the first step to conjugating a regular -ER verb?
Drop the -er off the infinitive to create the verb stem.
What is the second step to conjugating a regular -ER verb?
Add the appropriate ending to the stem, and pair with appropriate subject.
What is the ending you add to make 1st person singular?
-e
What is the ending you add to make 2nd person singular?
-es
What is the ending you add to make 3rd person singular?
-e
What is the ending you add to make 1st person plural?
-ons
What is the ending you add to make 2nd person plural?
-ez
What is the ending you add to make 3rd person plural?
-ent
J'habite
I live
Tu arrives
You (sing.) arrive
Ils jouent
They (fem. & masc.) play
Elle écoute
She listens to
Vous déjeunez
You all are have (eat) lunch
Nous parlons
We speak; we talk
Elles travaillent
They (fem.) work
Je rentre
I return; I go home
Tu regardes
You look; you watch
On étudie
We (one group) study
Acheter*
To buy
*In the boot you must have è for the first e.
Nous demandons
We ask
Tu aimes
You like; you love
Je déteste
I dislike
Vous dansez
You (polite/formal) dance
Nous cherchons
We look for
Ils donnent
They give
J'invite
I invite
Elle trouve
She finds
Elle commande
She orders
Dîner
To have (eat) dinner
Nous visitons
We all visit
Préparer
To make
Ils portent
They (fem. & masc.) wear
Vous téléphonez
You all talk on the phone/call
(usually followed by a form of à)