A proper conjugation of your French verbs is a MUST if you want to be able to communicate properly.
Therefore, here are some basics you need to know.
-Learn the conjugation of the auxiliaries « être » or « avoir » by heart. Do it once at all. It will always serve your conversational goals !
J’ai Je suis
Tu as Tu es
Il, elle, on a Il, elle, on est
Nous avons Nous sommes
Vous avez Vous êtes
Ils, elles ont Ils, elles, sont
There are three groups of verbs in French that are characterized by their specific infinitive endings
-first group : infinitive endings in -er example : manger, regarder, aimer
-second group : infinitive endings in -ir example : finir
first person plural:-issons
-third group : infinitive endings in -ir, -oir, example : courir, savoir, prendre
I usually don’t push clients to buy books, but I would strongly advise that you acquire le Bescherelle, that is excellent for French and foreign learners.
It contains very helpful explanations and specific conjugation tables.
Another tip I’d like to give you is to speak French as much as possible ! Do not be afraid to make mistakes. This is how you will better yourself constantly.
Always remember that the French are willing to help you. People will be keen on correcting you-if you DARE to at least TRY.
If you have a specific grammar point that poses you problem, I am here to help. Do not hesitate to contact me and we will work it out together.