Croire Conjugation in the Passé Composé

croire conjugation in the passé composé

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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 immediately test your knowledge on croire conjugation in the passé composé
  • how croire 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 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

j’aicru
tuascru
il/elle/onacru
nousavonscru
vousavezcru
ils/ellesontcru

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.

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

J’ai cru

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.

Test Your Knowledge on Croire 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!

Question 1 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.]
 
Question 2J’ai en moi. [I believed in myself.]
Question 3Ils cru leur professeur. [They believed their teacher.]
 
Question 4Pourquoi ne m’-vous pas cru ? [Why didn’t you believe me?]
 
Question 5 n’avons pas cru Elise. [We didn’t believe Elise.]
 
Question 6Il n’a pas ses yeux. [He did not believe his eyes.]

Anki File for Croire 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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