Lire Conjugation in the Passé Composé

lire conjugation in the passé composé

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In this French grammar lesson we will learn about lire conjugation in the passe composé.

Lire means “to read” and is a irregular -re verb.

In this lesson you will learn about:

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

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

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Lire Conjugation in the Passé Composé

j’ailu
tuaslu
il/elle/onalu
nousavonslu
vousavezlu
ils/ellesontlu

Pronunciation of Lire Conjugations

In this section on lire 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 lire 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 u.

J’ai lu

Tu as lu

Il a lu

Nous avons lu

Vous avez lu

Ils ont lu

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

Example Sentences with Lire Conjugation in the Passé Composé

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

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

J’ai lu le livre.

I read the book.

Tu as lu son nouveau livre ?

Have you read her new book?

Il a lu ce livre hier.

He read the book yesterday.

Nous avons tous lu celui-là.

We’ve all read that one.

Vous avez lu le rapport, n’est-ce pas ?

You’ve read the report, haven’t you?

Ils ont déjà lu le journal d’aujourd’hui.

They have already read the newspaper of today.

Test Your Knowledge on Lire 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!

Question 1 avez lu le rapport, n’est-ce pas ? [You’ve read the report, haven’t you?]
 
Question 2Ils ont déjà le journal d’aujourd’hui. [They have already read the newspaper of today.]
Question 3J’ lu le livre. [I read the book.]
 
Question 4 as lu son nouveau livre ? [Have you read her new book?]
 
Question 5Il a ce livre hier. [He read the book yesterday.]
Question 6Nous tous lu celui-là. [We’ve all read that one.]
 

Anki File for Lire 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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