Conjugate regular -er and -ir verbs in Le Futur (future tense)

Look at these examples:

Je choisirai ma nouvelle voiture.
I will choose my new car.

Un jour, tu parleras français couramment.
One day, you'll speak French fluently.

Il mangera chinois demain.
He will eat Chinese tomorrow.

Nous volerons dans une heure.
We will fly in one hour.

Vous finirez votre dîner?
Will you finish your dinner?

Les célébrations commenceront dans un instant. 
Celebrations will start in a moment.

To form Le Futur (Simple) of regular -er or -ir verbs, you keep the infinitive form of the verb and then add the following endings-ai, -as, -a, -ons, -ez, -ont 

Verbs like jouer or crier become je jouerai ou je crierai.
Even though we don't pronounce the "e", it is still there as part of the infinitive:

Ils joueront dans la pièce de l'école. 
They will play in the school play.

Je crierai de toutes mes forces.
I'll scream my head off.

See also Conjugate semi-regular -oyer, -ayer, -uyer verbs in Le Futur (future tense)

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choisir


Je choisirai ma nouvelle voiture.
I will choose my new car.


commencer


Les célébrations commenceront dans un instant. 
Celebrations will start in a moment.


crier


Je crierai de toutes mes forces.
I'll scream my head off.


finir


Vous finirez votre dîner?
Will you finish your dinner?


jouer


Ils joueront dans la pièce de l'école. 
They will play in the school play.


manger


Il mangera chinois demain.
He will eat Chinese tomorrow.


parler


Un jour, tu parleras français couramment.
One day, you'll speak French fluently.


voler


Nous volerons dans une heure.
We will fly in one hour.


Q&A Forum 2 questions, 2 answers

Pronunciation of jouer and crier in Le Futur

The lesson states that the e in, for example, 'joueront' is not pronounced.

Please explain why this is so when the verb in the following sentence, taken from the lesson, the e is pronounced.:

Nous volerons dans une heure.

Asked 3 months ago
MarieKwiziq language super starCorrect answer

Hi Stewart,

The "e" in "joueront" or "crieront" (inherited from the infinitive as explained in the lesson) are not pronounced because they are placed after a vowel. In "voleront", the "e" is placed after a consonant, and must be pronounced. Hope this helps!

Pronunciation of jouer and crier in Le Futur

The lesson states that the e in, for example, 'joueront' is not pronounced.

Please explain why this is so when the verb in the following sentence, taken from the lesson, the e is pronounced.:

Nous volerons dans une heure.

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My question is with the future and the pronunciation of the

Asked 2 years ago
LauraKwiziq language super star
Bonjour Christopher, I'm not quite sure what you're asking - how to pronounce the future? Here's an example: Je parlerai = [zheu par leu ray] You can hear verb conjugations pronounced here: https://french.kwiziq.com/revision/grammar/verbs

My question is with the future and the pronunciation of the

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