7 REGARDER is made up of the root 'REGARD' and the ending 'ER'. What about “arriver”What is the root ?What is the ending ?
8 English / French ways to say 'TO WATCH' (in the present tense), I watchyou watchhe/ she watchesWe watchYou watchthey watchFrenchJe regardetu regardesi/ elle regardeNous regardonsVous regardezIls/elles regardent
9 Root endingJe Regard eTu Regard esIl / elle Regard eNous Regard onsVous Regard ezIls/ elles Regard ent
10 Review: subject pronouns English French I jeYou tuHe ilShe elleWe nousYou vousThey ilsThey elles
11 To speak I speak You speak he speaks she speaks we speak You speak The trick to learning verbs is to learn the endings and apply them to the 'root' of the verb. Lets take another example 'PARLER' which means 'TO SPEAK'To speakI speak You speak he speaks she speaks we speak You speakthey speakParlerJe parleTu parlesIl parleElle parleNous parlonsVous parlezIls parlentElles parlent