Voir Conjugation in the Present Tense [+8 Examples]

voir conjugation in the present tense

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

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how voir is conjugated in French
  • how voir is used in French
  • how voir is pronounced in French
  • how voir is used in sentences in French
  • how you can quiz yourself on voir conjugation in the present tense
  • how voir conjugation in the present tense 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 this fits in French A1.

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

Table of Contents

Voir Conjugation in the Present Tense

jevois
tuvois
il/elle/onvoit
nousvoyons
vousvoyez
ils/ellesvoient

Usage of Voir

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

Voir means “to see” and is an irregular verb.

There are 3 general ways that you can use voir.

  1. The most simple way to use voir is as “to see”. This usage is the most common.

Je vois le livre.

I see the book.

  1. You can also use voir to show to that something is understood.

Je vois maintenant pourquoi vous aimez cette voiture.

I now see [understand] why you like that car.

  1. Voir can also be used in a figurative way. Someone has “seen” something in terms of an experience had.

Je vois beaucoup de gens qui essaient et échouent.

I see many people that try and fail.

Pronunciation of Voir

In this section on voir 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 voir conjugation in the present tense in French.

  1. The je, tu, il/elle/on, and ils/elles verb forms all have the same pronunciation. The -s, t, and -ent endings are not pronounced. It is just the “voi” part that gets pronounced.

Je vois

Tu vois

Il voit

Ils voient

These verbs are pronounced in the same exact way.

You don’t pronounce the letters in red.

Example Sentences with Voir Conjugation in the Present Tense

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

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

Je vois le livre.

I see the book.

Je vois maintenant pourquoi vous aimez cette voiture.

I now see [understand] why you like that car.

Je vois beaucoup de gens qui essaient et échouent.

I see many people that try and fail.

Ces fleurs que tu vois sont des roses.

These flowers you see are roses.

Aujourd’hui, on voit très bien le mont Fuji.

Today, Mount Fuji can be clearly seen.

Maintenant, nous voyons l’intérieur du château.

Now we’re seeing the interior of the castle.

Est-ce que vous voyez la reine ?

Do you see the queen?

Les gens croient ce qu’ils voient.

People believe what they see.

Quiz Yourself on Voir Conjugation in the Present Tense

It’s not enough to just read this lesson.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

It is also for this reason that it is recommended to download the Anki Decks and practice them.

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

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

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: VoirJe beaucoup de gens qui essaient et échouent.

I see many people that try and fail.
Conjugate: VoirCes fleurs que tu sont des roses.

These flowers you see are roses.
Conjugate: VoirAujourd’hui, on très bien le mont Fuji.

Today, Mount Fuji can be clearly seen.
Conjugate: VoirEst-ce que vous la reine ?

Do you see the queen.
Conjugate: VoirLes gens croient ce qu’ils .

People believe what they see.

Anki File for Voir Conjugation in the Present Tense

It is important to do the Anki exercises 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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