GCSE French/Glossary

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The following are some terms you may see used throughout the book:

conjugate[edit]
  • To list the inflected forms of a verb for each person, in order, for one or more tenses.
    • In English, the verb "to be" is conjugated as follows: "I am", "thou art", "he/she/it is", "we are", "you are", "they are".
inflection[edit]
  • A change in the form of a word that reflects a change in grammatical function.
irregular verb[edit]
  • A verb that does not follow the normal rules for its conjugation.
regular verb[edit]
  • A verb which follows the normal rules for its conjugation.