Dormir Conjugation in the Passé Composé

dormir conjugation in the passé composé

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In this French grammar lesson we will learn about dormir conjugation in the passe composé, as well as how the derivatives of dormir are conjugated in the passé composé

Dormir means “to sleep” and is a irregular -ir verb.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how dormir in the passé composé is conjugated in French,
  • how dormir in the passé composé is pronounced in French,
  • which derivatives dormir has in French,
  • how dormir in the passé composé is used in sentences in French,
  • how you can immediately test your knowledge on dormir conjugation in the passé composé
  • how dormir 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 dormir fits in French A2 grammar.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about dormir conjugation in the passé composé.

Table of Contents

Dormir Conjugation in the Passé Composé

j’aidormi
tuasdormi
il/elle/onadormi
nousavonsdormi
vousavezdormi
ils/ellesontdormi

Dormir and its Derivatives

mentirto lie
partir*to leave
repartir*to leave again
ressortir*to go out again
sentirto smell
sortir*to go out

As you can see this group of –mir/-tir 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.

* The verbs with an asterisk are conjugated with être in the passé comoposé.

Pronunciation of Dormir Conjugations

In this section on dormir 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 dormir 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 i.

J’ai dormi

Tu as dormi

Il a dormi

Nous avons dormi

Vous avez dormi

Ils ont dormi

As you can see particip passé has the same pronunciation in every phrase.

Example Sentences with Dormir Conjugation in the Passé Composé

The final section of this lesson on dormir conjugation in the passé composé is about seeing dormir in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of dormir conjugation in the passé composé through examples.

Dormir

J’ai dormi devant la télé.

I slept in front of the TV.

Sentir

As-tu senti le tremblement de terre ce matin ?

Did you feel the earthquake this morning?

Mentir

Il est évident qu’elle a menti.

It is obvious that she lied.

Dormir

Nous avons dormi dans le même lit.

We slept in the same bed.

Mentir

Vous avez menti à Jean.

You lied to Jean.

Dormir

Ils n’ont pas dormi depuis quarante-huit heures.

They haven’t slept for forty-eight hours.

Test Your Knowledge on Dormir 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 Dormir 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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