Verb – verbe
Let's Define It!
What's a *verb*?
A verb (un verbe in French) expresses an action or a state.
A verb can also modify another verb. These verbs are called auxiliaries or semi-auxiliaries and provide information about
tense --> (j'ai mangé) [I ate],
aspect --> (il marche) [He is walking],
voice --> (ce tableau a été peint par Picasso) [This painting was made by Picasso] or
mood --> (elle peut nager) [She can swim].
Let's Pronounce It!
What does it sound like in French?
Let's Have an Example or Two!
Can a little reinforcement do the trick?
The verbs in the following sentences are underlined.
Claude court vite.
Je ne suis pas malade.
Sais-tu qui viendra ce soir?