In this French grammar lesson we will learn about faire conjugation in the imparfait.
Faire which means “to do/to make” is an irregular verb, and one of the most important verbs in the French language. Therefore it warrants its own lesson.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how faire is conjugated in French,
- how faire is pronounced in French,
- how faire is used in sentences in French,
- how to quiz yourself on faire conjugation in the imparfait
- how to practice with flashcards on faire conjugation in the imparfait
- 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 avoir fits in French A2 grammar.
By the end of the lesson you will know all about faire conjugation in the imparfait!
Table of Contents
Faire Conjugation in the Present Tense
Pronunciation of Faire Conjugations
In this section on faire conjugation in the imparfait we will focus on pronunciation.
There is 1 important rule to take into account when we want to pronounce a faire conjugation in the imparfait.
- The je, tu, il/elle/on, and ils/elles form all have the same pronunciation. It is just the faisai part that gets pronounced.
All these VERBS have the same exact pronunciation.
Example Sentences with Faire Conjugations
The final section of this lesson on faire conjugation in the imparfait is about seeing faire in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of faire conjugation in the imparfait through examples.
Je faisais un voyage en Inde.
I was on a trip to India.
Je sais ce que tu faisais la nuit dernière.
I know what you did last night.
On faisait les courses au marché.
We used to go shopping at the market.
Nous faisions de la voile.
We were sailing.
Que faisiez-vous à cette époque ?
What were you doing at that time?
Ils savaient exactement ce qu’ils faisaient.
They knew exactly what they were doing.
Quiz Yourself on Faire Conjugation in the Imparfait
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You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.
You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.
It is up to you to give the correct answer.
Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.
You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!
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