Pouquoi "de" il essaie de parler français
Freeform Writing Exercise A1
essayer de (verb infinitive)- to try to ("verb"). Hence «essayer de parler» - 'to try to speak' . . . . Some French verbs require prepositions à or de before nouns or infinitives - this does not (specifically) follow English use of prepositions, so has to be learnt while practising with the verbs.
Here is a link with a list of verbs followed by 'de' + infinitive verbs:
verbs + de + infinitive
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