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 immediately test your knowledge on conduire conjugation in the passé composé
  • how conduire conjugation in the passé composé 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 conduire fits in French A2 grammar.

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

Table of Contents

Conduire Conjugation in the Passé Composé

j’aiconduit
tuasconduit
il/elle/onaconduit
nousavonsconduit
vousavezconduit
ils/ellesontconduit

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.

Conduire

J’ai conduit la voiture dans le garage.

I drove the car into the garage.

Construire 

Quand as-tu construit ta maison ?

When did you build your house?

Introduire 

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

He introduced the problem of education into the conversation.

Produire 

Nous avons produit beaucoup d’acier hier.

We produced a lot of steel yesterday.

Conduire

Avez-vous déjà conduit un van ?

Have you ever driven a van?

Détruire 

Ils ont détruit tout ce qu’ils ont vu.

They destroyed everything they saw.

Test Your Knowledge on Conduire Conjugation in the Passé Composé

It’s not enough just to read the article on this subject.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

It is also for this reason that it is recommended to download the Anki Decks and do them.

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

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

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

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want. There’s no limit to it!

Anki File for Conduire Conjugation in the Passé Composé

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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