Drilling: Verbes Irréguliers, prétérit, groupe 1

J’organise les verbes irréguliers anglais en groupes afin de faciliter l’apprentissage. Dans le premier groupe, l’infinitive, le prétérit (past simple) et le participe passé sont identiques: cost (coûter) cut (couper) hit (frapper) hurt (blesser) let (permettre/laisser) put (mettre) shut (fermer) Utilisez les flashcards pour prendre l’habitude d’utiliser ces verbes dans les phrases positives et négatives:

Irregular Verbs in Groups – A mind map

  Here is a mind map of irregular verbs organised into groups (click on it to see it in full). We can divide English irregular verbs into three main groups: Group 1: the infinitive, the simple past and the past participle are the same (eg, cut/cut/cut) Group 2: two words: either the infinitive and the […]

Irregular verb practice: present and past

Tyler and Sheila play a memory game to learn irregular verbs in the past

On nous a obligé de mémoriser les verbes irréguliers en anglais, mais est-ce qu’on est capable de faire une phrase juste avec eux? Voici un jeu d’enfant qui rend la tâche un peu plus facile. Jouez avec Tyler et Sheila. Cliquez sur ‘pause’ à la fin de chaque phrase et répétez. Arriverez-vous à les tous […]

sow and sew

These two verbs can often cause problems for learners of English, even though they are not as common as a lot of other irregular verbs. They are both pronounced the same way, like the ‘o’ you can hear in ‘go’. Don’t let the spelling confuse you! To Sow : French: ‘semer/ensemencer’ simple past: sowed past […]

Irregular verbs – a quick test

Consultez les verbes irréguliers, puis faites ce petit test. Bon chance!

verbes irreguliers – groupe 6

This group changes from the infinitive with ‘ow’ to the past with ‘ew’ and the past participle with ‘own’: blow –> blew –> blown (souffler) grow –> grew –> grown (grandir) know –> knew –> known (savoir, connaître) throw –> threw –> thrown (jeter) for our memory, we could add these variations, they have similar […]

Verbes Irreguliers : groupe 5

We can now look at verbs whose simple past and past participle are different. At typical germanic ending is ‘-en’ for the past participle: break –> broke –> broken (casser) choose –> chose –> chosen (choisir) speak –> spoke –> spoken (parler) steal –> stole –> stolen (voler) wake –> woke –> woken (se reveiller) […]

Verbes irreguliers: groupe 4

Verbs that use ‘aught’ or ‘ought’. The prononciation is the same, the sound is like the vowel sound in ‘door’, saw, more, etc. bring –> brought (amener) buy –> bought (acheter) fight –> fought (combattre) think –> thought (penser) catch –> caught (attraper) teach –> taught (enseigner) seek –> sought (rechercher, chercher) Exercise. Connaissez-vous les […]

Verbes Irréguliers: groupe 3

Our third group of irregular verbs can be made from verbs that have a long vowel sound in the infinitive and a short vowel sound for the past simple and past participle: Feel – felt (sentir, toucher, etc) leave – left (quitter, partir, laisser) Meet – met (rencontrer) dream – dreamt (rever) – ‘dreamed’ is […]