Colours and descriptions
More information about colours and other adjectives can be found here. You can use the BonPatron Grammar Guide to test your knowledge on a wide variety of verbs and nouns.
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être ("be"), e.g.:
Je suis content = "I am happy"
Le livre est rouge = "The book is red"
Tu es gentil = "You are nice"
Ils sont grands = "They are big"
On est triste = "We are sad".
You can learn the conjugation of these verbs here
Grammar Point: adjective agreement
French adjectives change their form to agree with feminine and plural nouns, e.g.: Ma soeur est contente
("My sister is happy"), Les enfants sont prêts
("The children are ready"). You can find out more about adjectives here