Boire Conjugation in the Present Tense (Le Présent)

boire conjugation in the present

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In this French grammar lesson we will learn about boire conjugation in the present tense.

Boire which means “to drink” in English is an irregular verb, and an important verb in the French language.

Therefore it warrants its own lesson. In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how boire is conjugated in French,
  • how boire is used in French,
  • how boire is pronounced in French,
  • how boire is used in sentences in French,
  • how boire conjugation Anki files can be downloaded.

Please refer to the French A1 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar if you are curious about how boire fits in French A1 grammar.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about boire conjugation in the present tense!

Table of Contents

Boire Conjugation in the Present Tense

jebois
tubois
il/elle/onboit
nousbuvons
vousbuvez
ils/ellesboivent

Usage of Boire

This section on boire conjugation in the present tense will show you how boire is used in French.

Boire is used in everyday French as “to drink”.

Ragnar Lothbrok, je bois à ta santé.

Ragnar Lothbrok, I drink to your good fortune.

Pronunciation of Boire Conjugations

In this section on boire conjugation in the present tense we will focus on pronunciation.

There are 2 important rules to take into account when we want to pronounce a pouvoir conjugation in the present tense.

  1. The je, tu, and il/elle/on form all have the same pronunciation. The s, s, and t are not pronounced.

Je bois

Tu bois

Il boit

All these VERBS have the same exact pronunciation

  1. In the ils/elles form one does not pronounce the ent.

Ils boivent

They drink

The last letter that is pronounced is the “v“.

Example Sentences with Boire

The final section of this lesson on boire conjugation in the present tense is about seeing avoir in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of boire conjugation in the present tense through examples.

Ragnar Lothbrok, je bois à ta santé.

Ragnar Lothbrok, I drink to your good fortune.

On dit que tu bois trop.

People say you drink too much.

Je déteste quand elle boit.

I hate it when she drinks.

Je pense que nous buvons seuls.

I think we’re drinking alone.

Votre médecin doit savoir si vous buvez.

Your doctor needs to know if you are drinking.

Au Pérou, ils boivent le pisco soeur.

In Peru, they drink pisco sour.

Anki File for Boire Conjugation

It is important to do the Anki excercises for this lesson, so that you can better remember what you just studied.

By downloading the Anki File for French A1, you can practice every French A1 lesson that is on Language Atlas.

You can also choose to just get the Anki File for French A1 Verbs. This only has the verbs for French A1.

If you don’t know why you should use Anki, or if you don’t know what Anki is, then please click here.

Anki can be downloaded from here.

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