Conduire Conjugation in the Passé Composé

conduire conjugation in the passé composé

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In this French grammar lesson we will learn about conduire conjugation in the passe composé, as well as how the derivatives of conduire are conjugated in the passé composé

Conduire means “to drive” and is an irregular -re verb.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how conduire in the passé composé is conjugated,
  • which derivatives conduire has in the passé composé,
  • how conduire in the passé composé is pronounced,
  • how conduire in the passé composé is used in sentences,
  • how you can practice with flashcards on conduire conjugation in the passé composé
  • how to practice with flashcards on conduire conjugation in the passé composé
  • how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn French

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

By the end of the lesson you will know all about conduire conjugation in the passé composé.

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Conduire Conjugation in the Passé Composé


Conduire and Its Derivatives

construire to construct/to build
coproduire to coproduce 
cuire to cook
déconstruire to deconstruct 
détruire to destroy
éconduire to get rid of/ to reject
enduire to coat/ to cover
introduire introduce 
méconduire to misbehave 
nuire to harm 
produire to produce 
réduire to reduce 
séduire to seduce 

As you can see this group of -uire verbs has a few important verbs that you should be aware of.

All of these verbs are conjugated in the same way.

You can see them in action in the example sentence chapter.

Pronunciation of Conduire Conjugations

In this section on conduire conjugation in the passé composé we will focus on pronunciation.

There is 1 important rule to take into account when we want to pronounce a conduire conjugation in the passé composé.

  1. The particip passé (conduis) is pronounced in the same way for all the verbs. The last letter that you will hear is the i.

J’ai conduis

Tu as conduis

Il a conduis

Nous avons conduis

Vous avez conduis

Ils ont conduis

As you can see particip passé has the same pronunciation in every phrase.

Example Sentences with Conduire Conjugation in the Passé Composé

The final section of this lesson on conduire conjugation in the passé composé is about seeing conduire in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of conduire conjugation in the passé composé through examples.


J’ai conduit la voiture dans le garage.

I drove the car into the garage.


Quand as-tu construit ta maison ?

When did you build your house?


Il a introduit le problème de l’éducation dans la conversation.

He introduced the problem of education into the conversation.


Nous avons produit beaucoup d’acier hier.

We produced a lot of steel yesterday.


Avez-vous déjà conduit un van ?

Have you ever driven a van?


Ils ont détruit tout ce qu’ils ont vu.

They destroyed everything they saw.

Quiz Yourself on Conduire Conjugation in the Passé Composé

At the end of every lesson you can do a small quiz.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

It is up to you to give the correct answer.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!

How to Practice With Flashcards for This Lesson

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