To Start in French The verb meaning to start in French is commencer which takes the preposition 'a

Il commence 'a travailler 'a huit heures He starts to work at 8 o' clock J'ai commence 'a lire ce livre il ya 2 jours I started reading this book two days ago __ The pronominal verb in French meaning to start is Se mettre__ Il faut que tu te mettes 'a etudier You must start studying