Future or conditional? in French

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Future or conditional?

The futur simple describes an upcoming or future action.
Demain, j’irai au zoo. Tomorrow I’ll go to the zoo.
Elle verra ses grands-parents pendant les vacances. She’ll see her grandparents during the holiday.
The conditionnel présent describes a hypothetical action, wish, or condition.
Si tu allais à l’école, tu serais moins bête. If you would go to school / If you went to school, you’d be less foolish.
Je mangerais bien une autre part de gâteau. I could eat another piece of cake / I would easily eat another piece of cake.
Note: The verb endings in the futur simple (-ai, -as, -a, -ons, -ez, -ont) and conditionnel présent (ais, -ais, -ait, -ions, -iez, -aient) are similar, but not identical.
Futur, parler en
Je parlerai
Tu parleras
Il parlera/elle parlera
Nous parlerons
Vous parlerez
Ils parleront/elles parleront
Conditionnel, parler en
Je parlerais
Tu parlerais
Il parlerait/elle parlerait
Nous parlerions
Vous parleriez
Ils parleraient/elles parleraient

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