In this French grammar lesson we will learn about connaître conjugation in the passe composé, as well as how the derivatives of connaître are conjugated in the passé composé
Connaître means “to know” and is a irregular -re verb.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how connaître in the passé composé is conjugated in French,
- how connaître in the passé composé is pronounced in French,
- which derivatives connaître has in French,
- how connaître in the passé composé is used in sentences in French,
- how you can immediately test your knowledge on connaître conjugation in the passé composé
- how connaître 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 connaître fits in French A2 grammar.
By the end of the lesson you will know all about connaître conjugation in the passé composé.
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Connaître Conjugation in the Passé Composé
Connaître and its Derivatives
|paraître||to appear/to seem|
As you can see group of aître 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 Connaître Conjugations
In this section on connaître 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 connaître conjugation in the passé composé.
- The particip passé is pronounced in the same way for all the verbs. The last letter that you will hear is the u.
Tu as connu
Il a connu
Nous avons connu
Vous avez connu
Ils ont connu
As you can see particip passé has the same pronunciation in every phrase.
Example Sentences with Connaître Conjugation in the Passé Composé
The final section of this lesson on connaître conjugation in the passé composé is about seeing connaître in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of connaître conjugation in the passé composé through examples.
J’ai connu un gars qui s’appelait Paul.
I knew a guy named Paul.
Tu as disparu hier.
You dissapeared yesterday.
Il est apparu de nulle part.
He appeared from nowhere.
Nous l’avons connu pendant des années.
We’ve known him for many years.
Je pense que vous avez connu mon père.
I think you knew my father.
Ils m’ont immédiatement reconnu.
They recognized me right away.
Test Your Knowledge on Connaître 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 Connaître Conjugation in the Passé Composé
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