In this French grammar lesson we will learn about croire conjugation in the passe composé.
Croire means “to believe” and is a irregular -re verb.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how croire in the passé composé is conjugated in French,
- how croire in the passé composé is pronounced in French,
- how croire in the passé composé is used in sentences in French,
- how you can quiz yourself on croire conjugation in the passé composé
- how to practice with croire 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 croire fits in French A2 grammar.
By the end of the lesson you will know all about croire conjugation in the passé composé.
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Croire Conjugation in the Passé Composé
Pronunciation of Croire Conjugations
In this section on croire 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 croire 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 cru
Il a cru
Nous avons cru
Vous avez cru
Ils ont cru
As you can see particip passé has the same pronunciation in every phrase.
Example Sentences with Croire Conjugation in the Passé Composé
The final section of this lesson on croire conjugation in the passé composé is about seeing croire in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of croire conjugation in the passé composé through examples.
J’ai cru en moi.
I believed in myself.
Tu m’as dit que tu avais 20 ans, et je t’ai cru.
You told me that you were 20 years old, and I believed you.
Il n’a pas cru ses yeux.
He did not believe his eyes.
Nous n’avons pas cru Elise.
We didn’t believe Elise.
Pourquoi ne m’avez-vous pas cru ?
Why didn’t you believe me?
Ils ont cru leur professeur.
They believed their teacher.
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