Prendre Conjugation in the Passé Composé

prendre conjugation in the passé composé

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In this French grammar lesson we will learn about prendre conjugation in the passe composé, as well as how the derivatives of prendre are conjugated in the passé composé

Prendre means “to take” and is a irregular -re verb.

In this lesson you will learn about:

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

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

Table of Contents

Prendre Conjugation in the Passé Composé

j’aipris
tuaspris
il/elle/onapris
nousavonspris
vousavezpris
ils/ellesontpris

Prendre and Its Derivatives

VerbsMeaning
apprendreto learn
comprendreto understand
entreprendreto undertake
reprendre to take back
surprendreto suprise

As you can see prendre has a few important derivatives that you should be aware of.

All of these derivatives are conjugated in the same way.

You can see them in action in the example sentence chapter.

Pronunciation of Prendre Conjugations

In this section on prendre 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 prendre 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 i.

J’ai pris

Tu as pris

Il a pris

Nous avons pris

Vous avez pris

Ils ont pris

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

Example Sentences with Prendre Conjugation in the Passé Composé

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

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

Prendre

J’ai pris part à la compétition.

I took part in the contest.

Apprendre

Où est-ce que tu as appris l’italien ?

Where did you learn Italian?

Comprendre

Il a enfin compris qu’il s’était trompé.

At last he realized that he was mistaken.

Prendre

Nous avons pris une décision.

We’ve made a decision.

Prendre

Vous avez pris du poids, n’est-ce pas ?

You’ve put on weight, haven’t you?

Comprendre

Ils n’ont pas compris la question.

They didn’t understand the question.

Test Your Knowledge on Prendre 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!

Anki File for Prendre 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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