In this French grammar lesson we will learn about naître conjugation in the passe composé.
Naître means “to be born” and is an irregular verb.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how naître is conjugated in French
- how naître is pronounced in French
- how naître is used in sentences in French
- how to quiz yourself on naître conjugation in the passé composé
- how to practice with flashcards on naître conjugation in the passé composé
- 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 naître fits in French A2 grammar.
By the end of the lesson you will know all about naître conjugation in the passé composé.
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Naître Conjugation in the Passé Composé
|tu||es||né – e|
|il/elle/on||est||né – e|
|nous||sommes||né – e – s|
|vous||êtes||né – e – s|
|ils/elles||sont||né – e – s|
Pronunciation of Naître Conjugations
In this section on naître 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 naître conjugation in the passé composé.
- The particip passé is pronounced in the same way for all the verbs, whether they be singular or plural, or masculine or feminine. Thus, you don’t pronounce the second e and the s in the particip passé. The last letter that you will hear is the é.
Je suis né
Je suis née
Nous sommes nés
Nous sommes nées
As you can see the particip passé has the same pronunciation for the singular and the plural options.
Example Sentences with Naître Conjugation in the Passé Composé
The final section of this lesson on naître conjugation in the passé composé is about seeing naître in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of naître conjugation in the passé composé through examples.
Je suis né aux États-Unis.
I was born in America.
Quand est-ce que tu es né ?
When were you born?
Elle est née à Rome.
She was born in Rome.
Nous sommes nés le même jour.
We were born on the same day.
Quand êtes-vous nés ?
When were you born?
Elles sont nées en Thaïlande.
They were born in Thailand.
Quiz Yourself on Naître Conjugation in the Passé Composé
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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.
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Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.
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