Boire Conjugation in the Imparfait [+6 Examples]

boire conjugation in the imparfait

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

Boire which means “to drink” in English is an irregular verb, and an important verb in the French language.

Therefore it warrants its own lesson. In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how boire is conjugated in French,
  • how boire is pronounced in French,
  • how boire is used in sentences in French,
  • how boire 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 boire fits in French A2 grammar.

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

Table of Contents

Boire Conjugation in the Imparfait

jebuvais
tubuvais
il/elle/onbuvait
nousbuvions
vousbuviez
ils/ellesbuvaient

Pronunciation of Boire Conjugations

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

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

  1. The jetuil/elle/on, and ils/elles form all have the same pronunciation. It is just the buvai part that gets pronounced.

Je buvais

Tu buvais

Il buvait

Ils buvaient

All these VERBS have the same exact pronunciation.

Example Sentences with Boire

The final section of this lesson on boire conjugation in the imparfait is about seeing boire in action.

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

Lorsque j’étais enfant, je buvais toujours du lait.

When I was a child, I was always drinking milk.

Sais-tu ce qui arriverait si tu buvais cela ?

Do you know what would happen if you drank that?

Il ne buvait pas de vin.

He didn’t drink wine.

Nous buvions de la bière.

We were drinking beer.

Que buviez-vous ?

What were you drinking?

Ils buvaient du champagne.

They were drinking champagne.

Anki File for Boire Conjugation

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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