Écrire Conjugation in the Imparfait [+6 Examples]

écrire conjugation in the imparfait

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

Écrire which means “to write” 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 écrire is conjugated in French,
  • how écrire is pronounced in French,
  • how écrire is used in sentences in French,
  • how écrire 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 écrire fits in French A2 grammar.

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

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Écrire Conjugation in the Imparfait


Pronunciation of Écrire Conjugations

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

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

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


Tu écrivais

Il écrivait

Ils écrivaient

All these VERBS have the same exact pronunciation.

Example Sentences with Écrire Conjugations

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

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

J’écrivais un livre sur la France.

I was writing a book about France.

Je ne savais pas que tu écrivais des poèmes.

I didn’t know you were writing poems.

Il écrivait une lettre en écoutant de la musique.

He was writing a letter while listening to music.

Nous lui écrivions beaucoup.

We used to write a lot to him.

Qu’écriviez-vous à l’époque ?

What were you writing back then?

Ils écrivaient des lettres et les envoyaient par courriers.

They wrote letters and sent them by courriers.

Anki File for Écrire Conjugation

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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