December 1, 2022

Term

To be

Être

Example Sentences

Present tense

I  am a doctor.

Je suis médecin.

She is here.

Elle est ici. 

We are not there.

Nous ne sommes pas là.

 

Past tense

I was a doctor.

J’étais médecin.

She was here.

Elle était ici.

We were not there.

Nous ne étions pas là.

 

Future tense

I will be a doctor .

Je serai médecin.

She will be here.

Elle sera ici.

We will not be there.

Nous ne serons pas là.

Vocabulary

  • médecin : doctor
  • là : there, here, where
  • ici : here
  • ne… pas : not (negation )

References

Conjugation verb etre in French

50 Commonly Used French Verbs

End notes

Yall I am also learning French, so bear with me regarding the translations. I am translating as I understand and not literally.  

Not 100% sure of this sentence’s translation.