The French for dance is the verb danser

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    French for dance is the regular ER verb danser, covered here in all the tenses used in modern French.

     

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    So, if you want to know how to say dance in French, how to express the verb in all the main tenses, here it is.


    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb danser - French for dance

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of danser, which is French for dance.
    • I dance.
    • you danced.
    • he will dance.
    • we would dance.
    • they may dance.

    The Verb Conjugating Tables below for danser, encourage you to practise your French verb drills both by PRONOUN (vertically), and by TENSE (horizontally). Keep doing these many times.
  • VERB CONJUGATION TABLE danser
    Simple Tenses danser
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    dance
    danse danses danse dansons dansez dansent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    danced
    dansais dansais dansait dansions dansiez dansaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    danced
    dansai dansas dansa dansâmes dansâtes dansèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will dance
    danserai danseras dansera danserons danserez danseront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would dance
    danserais danserais danserait danserions danseriez danseraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may dance
    danse danses danse dansions dansiez dansent
    Compound Tenses danser
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have danced
    ai dansé as dansé a dansé avons dansé avez dansé ont dansé
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had danced
    avais dansé avais dansé avait dansé avions dansé aviez dansé avaient dansé
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

    will have
    aurai dansé auras dansé aura dansé aurons dansé aurez dansé auront dansé
    Conditional Perfect
    Conditionnel Passé

    would have danced
    aurais dansé aurais dansé aurait dansé aurions dansé auriez dansé auraient dansé
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    dance!
    danse dansons dansez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of danser the French for dance
    présent de l’indicatif

    je danse
    - I dance
    tu danses
    - you dance - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on danse
    - he, she, it, one dances
    nous dansons
    - we dance
    vous dansez
    - you dance (formal or plural)
    ils, elles dansent
    - they dance

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of danser, the French for dance
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je dansais
    - I danced
    - I was dancing
    tu dansais
    - you danced- (familiar or informal)
    - you were dancing
    il, elle, on dansait
    - he, she, it, one danced
    - he, she, it, one was dancing
    nous dansions
    - we danced
    - we were dancing
    vous dansiez
    - you danced- (formal or plural)
    - you were dancing
    ils, elles dansaient
    - they danced
    - they were dancing

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of danser, the French for dance
    passé simple

    je dansai
    - I danced
    tu dansas
    - you danced- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on dansa
    - he, she, it, one danced
    nous dansâmes
    - we danced
    vous dansâtes
    - you danced- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles dansèrent
    they danced
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of danser, the French for dance
    futur

    je danserai
    - I will dance
    tu danseras
    - you will dance (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on dansera
    - he, she, it, one will dance
    nous danserons
    - we will dance
    vous danserez
    - you will dance (formal or plural)
    ils, elles danseront
    - they will dance

    Conditional Tense conjugations of danser, the French for dance
    conditionnel

    je danserais
    - I would dance
    tu danserais
    - you would dance (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on danserait
    - he, she, it, one would dance
    nous danserions
    - we would dance
    vous danseriez
    - you would dance (formal or plural)
    ils, elles danseraient
    - they would dance

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of danser, the French for dance
    présent de subjonctif

    que je danse
    - that I may dance
    que tu danses
    - that you may dance(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on danse
    - that he, she, it, one may dance
    que nous dansions
    - that we may dance
    que vous dansiez
    - that you may dance(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles dansent
    - that they may dance

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb danser - the verb ‘to dance’ in French

    Past Participle of danser is:
    dansé -danced.

    • I have danced
    • you had danced
    • he will have danced
    • we would have danced

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of danser - French for dance
    passé composé

    Here’s the French for dance conjugated with all the pronouns in the present perfect tense.
    j’ai dansé
    - I have danced or I did dance or
    - I danced
    tu as dansé
    - you have danced or you did dance - (familiar or informal) or
    - you danced
    il, elle, on a dansé
    - he, she, it, one has dance or did dance
    - he, she, it danced
    nous avons dansé
    - we have danced or we did dance
    - we danced
    vous avez dansé
    - you have danced or you did dance (formal or plural) or
    - or we danced
    ils, elles ont dansé
    - they have danced or they did dance
    - they danced

    Past Perfect Indicative or Pluperfect Tense conjugations of danser - dance in French
    plus-que-parfait de l’indicatif

    Here’s the French for -dance conjugated with all the pronouns in the past perfect tense.
    j’avais dansé
    - I had danced
    tu avais dansé
    - you had danced- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on avait dansé
    - he, she, it, one had danced
    nous avions dansé
    - we had danced
    vous aviez dansé
    - you had danced (formal or plural)
    ils, elles avaient dansé
    - they had danced

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of danser, the French for dance
    futur antérieur

    j’aurai dansé
    - I will have
    tu auras dansé
    - you will have - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on aura dansé
    - he, she, it, one will have
    nous aurons dansé
    - we will have
    vous aurez dansé
    - you will have - (formal or plural)
    ils, elles auront dansé
    - they will have

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of danser, the French for dance
    conditionnel passé

    j’aurais dansé
    - I would have danced
    tu aurais dansé
    - you would have danced- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on aurait dansé
    - he, she, it, one would have danced
    nous aurions dansé
    - we would have danced
    vous auriez dansé
    - you would have danced- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles auraient dansé
    - they would have danced

    Imperative Tense conjugations of danser, the French for dance
    impératif

    danse
    - dance!
    dansons
    - let’s dance!
    dansez
    - dance!

    Present Participle of danser

    dansant - dancing

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