Aller Present Tense Conjugation

Use the chart, examples, and video below to learn how to conjugate aller in the present tense.

Aller: Present Tense Conjugation Chart

je vais
tu vas
il/elle/on va
nous allons
vous allez
ils/elles vont

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Examples: how to conjugate aller in present tense

Here are some examples of conjugating aller in present form:

Excusez-moi, je vais aux toilettes.

Excuse me, I'm going to the toilet.

Tu vas trop souvent au pub.

You go to the pub too often.

Gerald, nous allons au parc.

Gerald, we're going to the park.


  • Aller is a highly irregular verb, making it trickier to learn.
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Here's a reminder of what the French personal pronouns mean:

  • je = I
  • tu = you (singular informal)
  • il/elle = he/she
  • on = we (formal)
  • nous = we (informal)
  • vous= you (singular formal OR plural (both formal and informal))
  • ils/elles = they

How to conjugate aller in the present tense - recommended video:

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See how to conjugate aller in other tenses:

Conjugate aller in the passé composé

Conjugate aller in the imperfect

Conjugate aller in the future

Conjugate aller in the subjunctive