Se Coucher Conjugation in the Present Tense [+7 Examples & Quiz]

se coucher conjugation in the present tense

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on reddit
Share on email

In this French grammar lesson, you will learn about se coucher conjugation in the present tense.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how se coucher is conjugated in French
  • how se coucher is used in French
  • how se coucher is pronounced in French
  • how se coucher is used in sentences in French
  • how you can quiz yourself on se coucher conjugation in the present tense
  • how to practice with flashcards on se coucher conjugation
  • how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn French

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

By the end of the lesson, you will know all about se coucher conjugation in the present tense!

Table of Contents

Se Coucher Conjugation in the Present Tense Table

Subject PronounReflexive PronounVerbTranslation
je mecoucheI go to bed
tu tecouchesyou go to bed
il/elle/onsecouchehe/she/we/one/people go to bed
nous nouscouchonswe go to bed
vous vouscouchezyou go to bed (plural/formal)
ils/ellessecouchentthey go to bed

Usage of Se Coucher

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

Se coucher means “to go to bed” and is a reflexive verb.

When you want to tell others that you want to go to sleep you can use this expression.

Going to bed and going to sleep may be two different things, but in French they can be used interchangeably.

Je me couche tôt.

I go to bed early.

Je me couche tard tous les soirs.

I go to bed late at night.

Pronunciation of Se Coucher

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

There is 1 important rule to take into account when you want to pronounce a se coucher conjugation in the present tense in French.

  1. The je, tu, il/elle/on, and ils/elles form all have the same pronunciation of the verb. The -e, -es, andent endings are not pronounced. It is just the “couch” part that gets pronounced.

Je me couche

Tu te couches

Il se couche

Ils se couchent

All these verbs have the same exact pronunciation.

You don’t pronounce the letters in red.

Example Sentences with Se Coucher Conjugation in the Present Tense

The final section of this lesson on se coucher conjugation in the present tense is about seeing it in action, so you can improve your understanding on se coucher conjugation in the present tense through example sentences.

Here are some example sentences that show how se coucher is used French.

Je me couche tôt.

I go to bed early.

Je me couche tard tous les soirs.

I go to bed late at night.

Tu te couches à quelle heure ?

At what time do you go to bed?

Elle se couche généralement à neuf heures.

She usually goes to bed at nine o’clock.

Nous allons nous coucher dans une heure.

We are going to bed in an hour.

Ne vous couchez pas trop tard.

Don’t stay up too late.

Elles aiment se coucher après minuit.

They like to go to bed after midnight.

Quiz Yourself on Se Coucher Conjugation in the Present Tense

At the end of every lesson you can do a small quiz.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want.

Conjugate: Se CoucherJe tôt.

I go to bed early.
 
Conjugate: Se CoucherNous allons dans une heure.

We are going to bed in an hour.
Conjugate: Se CoucherElles aiment après minuit.

They like to go to bed after midnight.

How to Practice With Flashcards for This Lesson

Using flashcards is an absolute necessity when it comes to learning a language!

It is the best way to memorize what you learn, you can personalize your progression because it adapts to your actions, and all flashcards have audio to improve your hearing and pronunciation.

Please read our article on how to learn a new language for more information on flashcards and the best way to learn a new language.

There are two ways to practice with Flashcards for this lesson.

  1. Anki
  2. The Flashcards in our Courses

Anki is a free software with which you can create and practice flashcards.

After you have downloaded Anki for free, you can get our French A1 Anki Deck.

This Anki Deck contains 3,764 flashcards with which you can practice absolutely everything for French A1.

All the flashcards have text, images, explanations, and audio.

You can also use our courses that have flashcards integrated alongside lessons with audio, quizzes and much more!

However, I am sure you are wondering, what are your courses, and why should I take them?

The Courses of Language Atlas

Have you ever wondered what the best way is to learn a new language?

I have been learning languages for over 20+ years and I was always frustrated with books, courses, and classes that I had tried.

It never really seemed to work for me.

I wanted to learn a language in the most effective and efficient way, and there was nothing out there for me.

So I thought, “why not make something myself?“.

Using my experience and by doing research I created Language Atlas, a platform where people can learn French and Spanish in the most effective and efficient way.

I created free lessons and quizzes so that there would always be a easy and accessible way for people to learn or brush up on their language skills.

However, I also created courses that are much more comprehensive and in-depth.

These courses are easy to follow, clear, and allow you to become fluent in the most effective and efficient way.

The courses of Language Atlas have:

  • 800+ Lessons with audio
  • 800+ Quizzes
  • 10,000 Flashcards with explanations, images, and audio
  • A gamified way of learning a new language
  • A vibrant community (including support from me)

You can register for free and try the French A0/A1 and Spanish A0/A1 Courses for free!

This includes over 60 lessons and quizzes, 500 flashcards that adapt to how you learn, and access to the community (including support from me).

All you have to do is study 30 minutes a day and you will be fluent in no time!

Don’t miss out – register for free and start learning!

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Don't miss out on any new French Lessons! You will also get a free copy of our graphical overview of all French Verb Tenses!

More To Explore

Do You have any feedback? let me know!

I would love to know how I can make learning Languages easier for you