The present conditional tense, Le Conditionnel Présent, is used to express hypothetical situations, wishes and desires.
If I were rich, I would travel.
Most French verbs follow the same pattern in Le Conditionnel Présent
1 - -ER and -IR verbs retain their infinitives as stems
Je danserais toute la nuit si je le pouvais !I would dance all night if I could!
Est-ce que tu choisirais l'écharpe noire ou la bleue ?Would you choose the black scarf or the blue one?
Il le mangerait s'il avait encore faim.He would eat it if he was still hungry.
Nous aimerions étudier le français.We would like to study French.
Vous finiriez votre travail si vous n'étiez pas paresseux.You would finish your work if you weren't lazy.
Ils partiraient plus tard s'ils ne travaillaient pas demain.They would leave later if they didn't work tomorrow.
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