Se Lever Conjugation in the Present Tense (Le Présent)

se lever conjugation in the present tense

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

Se lever which means “to get up” is a reflexive verb, and an important verb in the French language. Therefore it warrants its own lesson.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how se lever is conjugated in French,
  • how se lever is used in French,
  • how se lever is pronounced in French,
  • how se lever is used in sentences in French,
  • how se lever 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 se lever fits in French A1 grammar.

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

Table of Contents

Se Lever Conjugation in the Present Tense Table

je me lèveI get up
tu te lèvesyou get up
il/elle/on se lèvehe/she/we/one/people get up
nous nous levonswe get up
vous vous levezyou go to bed (plural/formal)
ils/elles se lèventthey get up

Usage of Se Lever

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

The verb se coucher means “to get up”.

When you want to talk about waking up/getting up this verb will be used.

Je me lève très tôt.

I always get up early.

Je me lève à six heures.

I get up at six o’clock.

Pronunciation of Se Lever

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

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

  1. The je, tu, il/elle/on, and ils/elles form all have the same pronunciation. The e, es, and ent are not pronounced.

Je me lève

Tu te lèves

Il se lève

Ils se lèvent

All these VERBS have the same exact pronunciation

Example Sentences with Se Lever Conjugation in the Present Tense

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

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

Je me lève très tôt.

I always get up early.

Je me lève à six heures.

I get up at six o’clock.

Il est temps que tu te lèves.

It’s time for you to get up.

Demain, on doit se lever tôt.

Tomorrow we have to get up early.

Nous ne nous levons pas avant 9 heures.

We don’t get up until 9 o’clock.

Vous vous levez tous les matins à six heures.

You get up at 6 o’clock every morning.

Quand se lèvent-ils normalement?

When do they normally get up?

Anki File for Se Lever Conjugation in the Present Tense

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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