The French for walk is the verb marcher

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb marcher - French for walk

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of marcher, which is French for walk.
    • I walk.
    • you walked.
    • he will walk.
    • we would walk.
    • they may walk.

    The Verb Conjugation Tables below for marcher, give you the tools to practise your French verb drills both by PRONOUN (vertically), and by TENSE (horizontally). Do both many times over.
  • VERB CONJUGATION TABLE marcher
    Simple Tenses marcher
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    walk
    marche marches marche marchons marchez marchent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    walked
    marchais marchais marchait marchions marchiez marchaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    walked
    marchai marchas marcha marchâmes marchâtes marchèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will walk
    marcherai marcheras marchera marcherons marcherez marcheront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would walk
    marcherais marcherais marcherait marcherions marcheriez marcheraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may walk
    marche marches marche marchions marchiez marchent
    Compound Tenses marcher
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have walked
    ai marché as marché a marché avons marché avez marché ont marché
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had walked
    avais marché avais marché avait marché avions marché aviez marché avaient marché
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

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

    would have walked
    aurais marché aurais marché aurait marché aurions marché auriez marché auraient marché
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    walk!
    marche marchons marchez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of marcher the French for walk
    présent de l’indicatif

    je marche
    - I walk
    tu marches
    - you walk - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on marche
    - he, she, it, one walks
    nous marchons
    - we walk
    vous marchez
    - you walk (formal or plural)
    ils, elles marchent
    - they walk

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of marcher, the French for walk
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je marchais
    - I walked
    - I was walking
    tu marchais
    - you walked- (familiar or informal)
    - you were walking
    il, elle, on marchait
    - he, she, it, one walked
    - he, she, it, one was walking
    nous marchions
    - we walked
    - we were walking
    vous marchiez
    - you walked- (formal or plural)
    - you were walking
    ils, elles marchaient
    - they walked
    - they were walking

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of marcher, the French for walk
    passé simple

    je marchai
    - I walked
    tu marchas
    - you walked- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on marcha
    - he, she, it, one walked
    nous marchâmes
    - we walked
    vous marchâtes
    - you walked- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles marchèrent
    they walked
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of marcher, the French for walk
    futur

    je marcherai
    - I will walk
    tu marcheras
    - you will walk (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on marchera
    - he, she, it, one will walk
    nous marcherons
    - we will walk
    vous marcherez
    - you will walk (formal or plural)
    ils, elles marcheront
    - they will walk

    Conditional Tense conjugations of marcher, the French for walk
    conditionnel

    je marcherais
    - I would walk
    tu marcherais
    - you would walk (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on marcherait
    - he, she, it, one would walk
    nous marcherions
    - we would walk
    vous marcheriez
    - you would walk (formal or plural)
    ils, elles marcheraient
    - they would walk

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of marcher, the French for walk
    présent de subjonctif

    que je marche
    - that I may walk
    que tu marches
    - that you may walk(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on marche
    - that he, she, it, one may walk
    que nous marchions
    - that we may walk
    que vous marchiez
    - that you may walk(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles marchent
    - that they may walk

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb marcher - the verb ‘to walk’ in French

    Past Participle of marcher is:
    marché -walked.

    Given that the past participle is put with several of the tenses of the verb - to have - avoir, to create the four 'often-used' compound tenses, its significance is strongly underlined. Once you have thoroughly committed these avoir tenses to memory, you have unlocked the first major key to to construction of compound verbs in French.
    • I have walked
    • you had walked
    • he will have walked
    • we would have walked

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of marcher - French for walk
    passé composé

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

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

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

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of marcher, the French for walk
    futur antérieur

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

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of marcher, the French for walk
    conditionnel passé

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

    Imperative Tense conjugations of marcher, the French for walk
    impératif

    marche
    - walk!
    marchons
    - let’s walk!
    marchez
    - walk!

    Present Participle of marcher

    marchant - walking

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