Spelling changes in the future tense

Spelling changes in the future tense - • j'essa i erai or...

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Spelling changes in the future tense All verbs that require spelling changes form the future in the same way as regular verbs: infinitive +  future ending. The following are exceptions to this rule:  For verbs ending in  -yer  (except  envoyer,  which is irregular and has  enverr-  as  its stem), change  y  to  i  in all forms of the future tense. Verbs ending in  -ayer  may or  may not make this change:  je netto  i erai, nous netto  i erons  (I will clean, we will clean) 
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Unformatted text preview: • j'essa i erai or j'essa y erai (I will try) • For verbs ending in e + consonant + - er (but not é + consonant + -er ), change the silent e before the infinitive ending to é in all forms of the future tense: • tu am é neras, vous am é nerez (you will bring) • With appeler and jeter, double the consonant in the future tense: • vous appellerez (you will call) • vous jetterez (you will throw)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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