The verb être means to be.
Learn how to conjugate I am and you are in Le Présent (Indicatif) in French
Note that the verb form changes depending on who is acting.
Remember that in French, to say you, you will use either:
- tu to address one person you know well, i.e. informal and singular
- vous to address a group of people, i.e. plural OR one person in a professional context, or that you don't know well, i.e. formal and singular
See also Using Tu and Vous to express three types of you in French (French Subject Pronouns)
Here's a link to the full conjugation of être in Le Présent (Indicatif):
Conjugate être in the present tense in French (Le Présent)
Want to make sure your French sounds confident? We’ll map your knowledge and give you free lessons to focus on your gaps and mistakes. Start your Braimap today »