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Unformatted text preview: S'amuser Main article: French/Grammar/Verbs/Pronominal The verb s'amuser means to have fun in English. It is a type of pronominal verb (a verb that includes a pronoun as part of it) called a reflexive verb, which means that the action of the verb is reflected back onto the subject. Literally translated, the verb means To amuse oneself. Formation French Grammar • Print version • audio (upload) Formation of Common -er Verbs Formation des verbes communs en -er Infinitive Stem Present Indicative Conjugation First Person s'amuser amus Je m'amuse to have fun Second Person Tu t'amuses Third Person Il s'amuse Nous nous amusons Vous vous amusez Ils s'amusent Singular Plural Conjugated Verb + Infinitive Like in English, some verbs can be followed by infinitives. The most common -er verbs used in this manner are aimer and détester. J'aime parler. - I like to talk. Nous détestons travailler. - We hate working. When negating a sentence, remember that the negative goes around the conjugated verb. Je n'aime pas parler. - I don't like to speak. D: Recreation Here is a short dialog about people planning/doing leisure activities. Besides the new vocabulary you should also have a look at how the verbs are conjugated depending on the subject of the sentence. Jean-Paul : Qu'est-ce que vous faites ? Marc et Paul : Nous jouons au tennis. Marie : Je finis mes devoirs. Michel : J'attends mon amie. Pierre : Je vais au parc. Christophe : Je viens du stade. V: Recreation Qu'est-ce que vous faites? What are you doing? jouer to play [10] to finish finir [11] attendre to wait (for) aimer to like ...
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