How do you form the future tense? We will discuss this based on the categories we have already learned: er, ir, and re verbs.
ER verbs Aimer – to like or to love Step one: leave the –er aimer Step Two: add future endings Avoir: Aions Asez Aont
Aimer Jaimerainous aimerons Tu aimerasvous aimerez Il aimerails aimeront Elle aimeraelles aimeront On aimera
nager Je nagerainous nagerons Tu nagerasvous nagerez Il nagerails nageront Elle nageraelles nageront On nagera
tomber Je tomberainous tomberons Tu tomberasvous tomberez Il tomberails tomberont Elle tomberaelles tomberont On tombera
voler je volerainous volerons Tu volerasvous volerez Il volerails voleront Elle voleraelles voleront On volera
Entretien Trouvez votre partenaire de 7 heures. Take turns interviewing each other for a position.
Entretien Interviewer: Bonjour Applicant: Bonjour Interviewer: What will you like to do in ten years? Applicant tells something he or she will like to do in ten years. Interviewer: What will you eat today for lunch? Applicant describes his or her lunch. Interviewer: Will you work for the same corporation as you do now? Applicant talks about future work plans.
Interviewer: What instrument will you play in ten years? Applicant: I will play ______ in ten years. Interviewer: Where will you live in ten years? Applicant: I will live in _________________. Interviewer: How will you celebrate (célébrer) your birthday in ten years? Applicant: I will _____________________. What abilities (capacités) will you bring with you to this job? Applicant: I will bring _______________.
Card Game You have a sheet of paper. Do not show it to anyone else. Find what other people are going to eat by asking: Que mangeras-tu? Write responses on a sheet of paper.
Monsieur le Scientiste Come up with a useful invention. How will it work (marcher)? How will one use it (utiliser)? Who will buy it (acheter)? Come up with a slogan for it and a working blueprint of the device.
Monsieur le scientiste Put yourselves in groups of three. Two students will listen as the third (the louder of the three students) will present his or her product IN FRENCH. The other two must decide if it is worth investing money into producing it or not. Continue until all three students have presented.
La Bataille Navire You have received battleship boards. One person will call out the subject and the correctly conjugated form of the verb. This will correspond to a place where a ship may have been drawn. If sunk, « Tu as coulé mon bateau » If not « désolé »