Avoir Conjugation in the Imparfait [+6 Examples]

Avoir conjugation in the imparfait

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In this French grammar lesson we will learn about avoir conjugation in the imparfait.

Avoir means “to have” and is an irregular verb, and one of the most important verbs in the French language. Therefore it warrants its own lesson.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how avoir is conjugated in French,
  • how avoir is pronounced in French,
  • how avoir is used in sentences in French,
  • how avoir conjugation Anki files can be downloaded.

Please refer to the French A2 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar if you are curious about how avoir fits in French A2 grammar.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about avoir conjugation in the imparfait!

Table of Contents

Avoir Conjugation in the Imparfait

j’avais
tuavais
il/elle/onavait
nousavions
vousaviez
ils/ellesavaient

Pronunciation of Avoir Conjugations

In this section on avoir conjugation in the imparfait we will focus on pronunciation.

There is 1 important rule to take into account when we want to pronounce an avoir conjugation in the imparfait.

  1. The je, tu, il/elle/on, and ils/elles form all have the same pronunciation. It is just the avai part that gets pronounced.

J’avais

Tu avais

Il avait

Ils avaient

As you can see the they all have the same pronunciation.

Example Sentences with Avoir Conjugations

The final section of this lesson on avoir conjugation in the imparait is about seeing avoir in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of avoir conjugation in the imparfait through examples.

J’avais faim.

I was hungry.

Tu avais peur.

You were scared.

On avait un accord!

We had a deal!

Nous avions peu d’eau.

We had little water.

Vous aviez tort après tout.

You were wrong after all.

Toutes les maisons avaient un jardin.

Every house had a garden.

Anki File for Avoir Conjugation in the Imparfait

It is important to do the Anki excercises for this lesson, so that you can remember what you just studied.

By downloading the Anki File for French A2 you can practice every French A2 lesson that is on Language Atlas.

At this moment the Anki File for this lesson doesn’t exist yet. However, in due time this will be available on Language Atlas.

If you don’t know why you should use Anki, or don’t know how to use Anki or merge Anki files please click here.

Anki can be downloaded from here.

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