Top French Verbs

Most common French verbs

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Of the thousands of French verbs, there are a few that get used far more than the rest, so you need to make sure that you know what they mean and how to use and conjugate them.

Here are lessons and conjugations for the 10 most common French verbs. Once you've looked those over, try the conjugation quizzes for a quick analysis of your conjugation expertise.

ÊTRE - TO BE
Lessons: using être | expressions | conjugations | conjugation quiz

AVOIR - TO HAVE
Lessons: using avoir | expressions | conjugations | conjugation quiz

FAIRE - TO DO, MAKE
Lessons: using faire | expressions | conjugations | conjugation quiz

DIRE - TO SAY, TELL
Lessons: using dire | expressions | conjugations | conjugation quiz

ALLER - TO GO
Lessons: using aller | expressions | conjugations | conjugation quiz

VOIR - TO SEE
Lessons: using voir | expressions | conjugations | conjugation quiz

SAVOIR - TO KNOW
Lessons: using savoir | expressions | conjugations | conjugation quiz

POUVOIR - TO BE ABLE
Lessons: using pouvoir | expressions | conjugations | conjugation quiz

FALLOIR - TO BE NECESSARY
Lessons: using falloir | expressions | conjugations | conjugation quiz

VOULOIR - TO WANT
Lessons: using vouloir | expressions | conjugations | conjugation quiz

Test yourself on the conjugations of all ten verbs:
Top verbs - conjugation test