1. introduction to French verbs
introduction

2. regular verbs
-er verbs
-er verbs (regular)
-er verbs (stem changing)

-ir verbs
-ir verbs (regular)
-ir verbs (irreg) like ouvrir ‘to open’
-ir verbs (irreg) like partir ‘to leave,’ sortir ‘to go out,’ dormir ‘to sleep’

-re verbs
-re verbs (regular)
-re verbs (irregular) like prendre ‘to take’
-re verbs (irregular) like mettre ‘to put, to place’
-re verbs (irregular) like suivre ‘to follow’, vivre ‘to live’

3. common irregular verbs
être
‘to be’
avoir ‘to have’
avoir expressions, ex. il y a, avoir besoin de, etc.
aller ‘to go’
faire ‘to do,’ ‘to make’
faire expressions
venir ‘to come’
boire, croire, voir: ‘to drink’, ‘to believe’, ‘to see’
savoir vs. connaître: two ways of knowing
dire, lire, écrire: ‘to say’, ‘to read’, ‘to write’

4. pronominal verbs
pronominal verbs: se raser, se lever, se disputer

5. modal verbs
modal verbs: vouloir ‘to want to,’ pouvoir ‘to be able to,’ devoir ‘to have to’

6. impersonal verbs and expressions
impersonal verbs and expressions: il faut, il est important de …

7. equivalents for “to leave”
quitter, partir, sortir, laisser: different verbs for ‘to leave’

8. infinitive constructions
infinitive constructions, including past and negative

9. causative faire
causative faire
(faire+infinitif)

10. transitive vs. intransitive constructions
transitive vs. intransitive constructions

11. present participle
present participle