Regular er Verbs Subjonctif Conjugation [+5 Examples & Quiz]

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In this French grammar lesson you will learn about the regular er verbs subjonctif conjugation.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how regular -er verbs are conjugated in French
  • the regular -er verbs in French
  • how regular -er verbs are pronounced in French
  • how regular -er verbs are used in sentences in French
  • how you can quiz yourself on regular -er verbs subjonctif conjugations
  • how to practice with flashcards on regular -er verbs subjonctif conjugation

Please refer to the French B2 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in the overall structure of French B2.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about the regular er verbs subjonctif conjugation!

Table of Contents

Regular er Verbs Subjonctif Conjugation Table

que j’/je[ils form in the present indicative] – [ent] e
que tu[ils form in the present indicative] – [ent]es
qu’il/elle/on[ils form in the present indicative] – [ent]e
que nous[ils form in the present indicative] – [ent]ions
que vous[ils form in the present indicative] – [ent]iez
qu’ils/elles[ils form in the present indicative] – [ent]ent

Regular -er Verbs Conjugation Method

This section will show you how regular -er verbs are conjugated in the subjonctif

There is a three step method that will make everything very easy for you.

In order to conjugate verbs that end with -er in the subjonctif one must:

  1. Find the ils form of the verb in the present indicative
  2. Remove the -ent ending
  3. Add the new ending (e, es, e, ions, iez, ent)

The verb parler means “to speak” in English.

We will take this verb and conjugate it in the “je” form using the three step method.

  1. parlent

The ils form of parler in the present indicative is parlent.

  1. parl

When we remove the –ent ending we get parl.

  1. parle

When we add the new ending we get parle.

So, the je form of parler in the subjonctif is:

que je parle

You may have noticed, that for -er verbs, the subjonctif is almost the same as the present tense.

The only two exceptions are the nous and vous form, these are the same as the imparfait.

Common Regular -er Verbs

French has three regular verb groups

  • regular -er verbs
  • regular -ir verbs
  • regular -re verbs

The regular -er verbs group is the biggest and most useful group. Most French verbs fall in this group.

Here is a list of common verbs that you are sure to encounter in day-to-day life:

aimerto like/to love
chercherto look for
commanderto order/to command
couperto cut
danserto dance
demanderto ask
étudierto study
habiterto live
mangerto eat
regarderto watch
tomberto fall
travaillerto work
visiterto visit (a place)

Pronunciation of Regular er Verbs Subjonctif Conjugations

There is 1 important rule to take into account, when you want to pronounce regular er verbs subjonctif conjugations.

  1. The je, tu, il/elle/on and ils/elles form have the same pronunciation of the verb.

que je parle

que tu parles

qu’il parle

qu’ils parlent

You don’t pronounce the letters highlighted in red.

Example Sentences with Regular er Verbs Subjonctif Conjugations

The final section of this lesson on regular er verbs subjonctif conjugations is about seeing the verb in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on regular er verbs subjonctif conjugations through examples.


Il faut que je mange.

I have to eat.


Je veux que tu parles franchement.

I want you to speak frankly.


J’aimerais qu’il change d’avis.

I would like him to change his mind.


Il faut que nous travaillions aujourd’hui.

We need to work today.


Il est important qu’ils écoutent la chanson.

It is important that they listen to the song.

Quiz Yourself on Regular er Verbs Subjonctif Conjugations

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!

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