French Power Verb SAVOIR

 French Verb SAVOIR

The verb SAVOIR means TO KNOW HOW.  Using this verb in the conditional tense is a way to speak politely in French.

Subscribe to my YouTube channel and you won’t miss a single French lesson:  Cliquez ici

Practice and master the verb SAVOIR with the quizlet study set below.

Support the LLL French Resource Project on Patreon

Lesson on POUVOIR  Lesson on VOULOIR  Lesson on DEVOIR  Lesson on ALLER

Would you like to take a test to know what your current level is in French?

Savoir:  Present tense conjugation

Je sais

I know how

Nous savons

We know how

Tu sais

You know how

Vous savez

You know how

Il – Elle – On sait

He – She – One knows how
*ON SAIT also means WE KNOW HOW

Ils – Elles savent

They know how

Savoir:  Conditional tense conjugation

Je saurais

I would know how

Nous saurions

We would know how

Tu saurais

You would know how

Vous sauriez

You would know how

Il – Elle – On saurait

He – She – One would know how
*ON SAURAIT also means WE WOULD KNOW HOW

Ils – Elles sauraient

They would know how

Exemples

Je

Je sais manger. I know how to eat.
Je ne sais pas manger. I don’t know how to eat.
Je saurais manger. I would know how to eat.
Je ne saurrais pas manger. I would not know how to eat.

Tu

Tu sais voyager. You know how to travel.
Tu ne sais pas voyager. You don’t know how to travel.
Tu saurais voyager. You would know how to travel.
Tu ne saurrais pas voyager. You would not know how to travel.

Il / Elle / On

Il sait travailler. He knows how to work.
Il ne sait pas travailler. He doesn’t know how to work.
Il saurait travailler. He would know how to work.
Il ne saurait pas travailler. He would not know how to work.

Nous

Nous savons faire la cuisine. We know how to cook.
Nous ne savons pas faire la cuisine. We don’t know how to cook.
Nous saurions faire la cuisine. We would know how to cook.
Nous ne saurions pas faire la cuisine. We would not know how to cook.

Vous

Vous savez choisir. You know how to choose.
Vous ne savez pas choisir. You don’t know how to choose.
Vous sauriez choisir. You would know how to choose.
Vous ne sauriez pas choisir. You would not know how to choose.

Ils / Elles

Ils savent gagner. They know how to win.
Ils ne savent pas gagner. They don’t know how to win.
Ils sauraient gagner. They would know how to win.
Ils ne sauraient pas gagner. They would not know how to win.

Connect with LLL

WEBSITE – Find out how to take private French lessons on Skype or book an immersion tour in France.

YOUTUBE – 200 + French grammar lessons with Jennifer

FRENCH BLOG – Have a look at the categories in “French Resources” to find your way around.

FACEBOOK – LEARNERS OF FRENCH – Come join the LLL FB community with others who are learning French.

FACEBOOK – TEACHERS OF FRENCH – Are you a French teacher? Come share your ideas on FB!

TEACHERS PAY TEACHERS – French teachers, come check out my store 🙂

SUPPORT LLL ON PATREON – Do you want to support the LLL French Project?

NEWSLETTER – LEARNERS OF FRENCH – I’ll write to you once a week to let you know what’s new.

NEWSLETTER – TEACHERS OF FRENCH – I’ll write to you once a week with some ideas to help keep it fresh and fun.

Liked it? Take a second to support Jennifer Crespin on Patreon!

Leave a Reply