In this French grammar lesson we will learn about lire conjugation in the imparfait.
Lire means “to read” is an irregular verb
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how lire is conjugated in French
- how lire is pronounced in French
- how lire is used in sentences in French
- how to quiz yourself on lire conjugation in the imparfait
- how to practice with flashcards on lire 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 lire fits in French A2 grammar.
By the end of the lesson you will know all about lire conjugation in the imparfait!
Table of Contents
Lire Conjugation in the Imparfait
Pronunciation of Lire Conjugations
In this section on lire conjugation in the imparfait we will focus on pronunciation.
There is 1 important rule to take into account when we want to pronounce a lire conjugation in the imparfait.
- The je, tu, il/elle/on, and ils/elles form all have the same pronunciation. It is just the lisai part that gets pronounced.
All these VERBS have the same exact pronunciation.
You don’t pronounce the letters in red.
Example Sentences with Lire Conjugations
The final section of this lesson on lire conjugation in the imparfait is about seeing lire in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of lire conjugation in the imparfait through examples.
Je lisais une lettre quand il est entré.
I was reading a letter when he entered.
Où as-tu mis le livre que je lisais ?
Where did you put the book I was reading?
Il lisait beaucoup.
He used to read a lot.
Nous lisions un livre qui était très bon.
We were reading a book and it was a very good one.
You were reading.
D’autres lisaient ou jouaient aux jeux vidéo.
Some of the others were reading and playing video games.
Quiz Yourself on Lire 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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