Languages › French How to Conjugate 'Changer' (to Change) Simple Conjugations for the French Verb Changer Share Flipboard Email Print French Grammar Pronunciation & Conversation Vocabulary Resources For Teachers By ThoughtCo Updated February 21, 2020 The French verb changer means "to change." You conjugate it much like you would a regular -er verb, but changer is a spelling change verb, so there are some rules you need to know. How to Conjugate the French Verb Changer Like it is wth regular -er verbs, the stem of changer is the infinitive without the -er (chang-). But when conjugating a verb that ends in -ger, you must add an e between the stem and endings that start with a hard vowel sound of an a or an o. For example, instead of nous changons, as a regular -er verb would be conjugated, you must add the e: changeons. This chart will show you how to conjugate changer. Present Future Imperfect Present participle je change changerai changeais changeant tu changes changeras changeais il change changera changeait nous changeons changerons changions vous changez changerez changiez ils changent changeront changeaient Subjunctive Conditional Passé simple Imperfect subjunctive je change changerais changeai changeasse tu changes changerais changeas changeasses il change changerait changea changeât nous changions changerions changeâmes changeassions vous changiez changeriez changeâtes changeassiez ils changent changeraient changèrent changeassent Imperative (tu) change (nous) changeons (vous) changez How to Use Changer in the Past Tense To say you or someone changed something, you'd most likely use the passé composé. The auxiliary verb for changer is avoir. The past participle is changé. For example: J'ai changé les serviettes dans la salle de bains.I changed the towels in the bathroom. Cite this Article Format mla apa chicago Your Citation ThoughtCo. "How to Conjugate 'Changer' (to Change)." ThoughtCo, Feb. 21, 2020, thoughtco.com/changer-to-change-1369926. ThoughtCo. (2020, February 21). How to Conjugate 'Changer' (to Change). Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/changer-to-change-1369926 ThoughtCo. "How to Conjugate 'Changer' (to Change)." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/changer-to-change-1369926 (accessed February 28, 2021). copy citation Conjugating the French Verb "Manger" "to Eat" How to Conjugate 'Célébrer' (to Celebrate) How to Conjugate 'Commencer' (to Begin, Start, Commence) Simple Conjugations of "Partager" (to Share) A Guide to Conjugating the French Verb 'Chanter' (to Sing) How to Conjugate "Considérer" (to Consider) How to Conjugate the French Stem-Changing Verb 'Épeler' How to Conjugate 'Coûter' (to Cost) A Guide to Conjugating 'Apporter' (to Bring) How to Conjugate "Influencer" (to Influence) in French How to Conjugate "Déranger" (to Disturb) How to Conjugate the French Verb Étudier (to Study) Conjugating French Regular -ER Verbs How to Conjugate the Regular French Verb 'Acheter' ('To Buy') How to Conjugate the French Verb "Nettoyer" Conjugating the Verb "Skier"