‘Aider’ (to help) in the present tense in French

‘Aider’ means ‘to help’ and is a regular -ER verb in French, therefore it will use the regular endings -e, -es, -e, -ons, -ez, -ent. Here are a couple of examples:

  • Aider à la maison: to help at home
  • Aider un ami à faire ses devoirs: to help a friend to do his/her homework
  • Aider à ranger: to help to tidy up

Aider in the present tense in French

‘Aider’ au présent en françaisSons (French audio)English translation
I help
Tu aides
You help
Il aide
He helps
Elle aide
She helps
On aide
One helps
Nous aidons
We help
Vous aidez
You help
Ils aident
They help (male or male and female)
Elles aident
They help (female)


Check out the lesson on the present tense if you want to learn more about the present tense in French.

Elsewhere on the web - Quizlet

Check this Quizlet lesson about “To help – Aider” in the present tense in French.


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