Croire Conjugation in the Imparfait [+6 Examples]

croire conjugation in the imparfait

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

Croire means “to believe” and 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 croire is conjugated in French,
  • how croire is pronounced in French,
  • how croire is used in sentences in French,
  • how croire 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 croire fits in French A2 grammar.

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

Table of Contents

Croire Conjugation in the Imparfait

jecroyais
tucroyais
il/elle/oncroyait
nouscroyions
vouscroyiez
ils/ellescroyaient

Pronunciation of Croire Conjugations

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

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

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

Je croyais

Tu croyais

Il croyait

Ils croyaient

All these VERBS have the same exact pronunciation.

Example Sentences with Croire Conjugations

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

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

Je croyais que c’était vrai.

I thought it was true.

Tu croyais vraiment que c’était mon anniversaire aujourd’hui ?

Did you really think today was my birthday?

Elle lui a dit qu’elle croyait en l’astrologie.

She told him that she believed in astrology.

Nous commençons à questionner ce que nous croyions savoir.

We’re starting to question what we thought we knew.

Qui croyiez-vous que j’étais ?

Who did you think I was?

Ils croyaient qu’ils étaient en majorité.

They believed they were in the majority.

Anki File for Croire 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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