Futur simple Vs conditionnel present

DamienB1

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'
Asked 11 months ago
ChrisC1Correct answer

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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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'

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