Dire Conjugation in the Imparfait [+6 Examples]

dire conjugation in the imparfait

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

Dire which means “to say” 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 dire is conjugated in French,
  • how dire is pronounced in French,
  • how dire is used in sentences in French,
  • how dire 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 dire fits in French A2 grammar.

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

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Dire Conjugation in the Imparfait


Pronunciation of Dire Conjugations

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

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

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

Je disais

Tu disais

Il disait

Ils disaient

All these VERBS have the same exact pronunciation.

Example Sentences with Dire Conjugations

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

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

Je disais la vérité.

I told the truth.

Personne ne croyait ce que tu disais.

Nobody believed what you said.

Il disait ce qu’il pensait.

He said what he thought.

Tu as entendu ce que nous disions ?

Did you hear what we said?

Vous disiez que je mentais.

You said I was lying.

Ils disaient qu’ils voulaient partir.

They said that they wanted to go.

Anki File for Dire 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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