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3 October 2018
Futur simple Vs conditionnel present
The tip says to decide between je form for future simple and conditionnel present for pouvoir by comparing 'i will have to' with 'i could'. I thought 'i will have to' is 'je devrais' and future simple for pouvoir would translate to 'i will be able to'
This question relates to:French lesson "Conjugate pouvoir in Le Conditionnel Présent = could (conditional mood)"
You are correct, Damien:
Je devrai ranger ma chambre. -- I will have to clean up my room.Je pourrai ranger ma chambre. -- I will be able to clean up my room.
Je devrais ranger ma chambre. -- I should clean up my room.Je pourrais ranger ma chambre. -- I would be able to clean up my room.
P.S.: Note the addidional "-s" in the conditional.
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