Savoir Conjugation in the Imparfait [+6 Examples]

savoir conjugation in the imparfait

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In this French grammar lesson we will learn about savoir conjugation in the imparfait.

Savoir which means “to know” is an irregular verb, and an important verb in the French language. Therefore it warrants its own lesson.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how savoir is conjugated in French,
  • how savoir is pronounced in French,
  • how savoir is used in sentences in French,
  • how savoir conjugation 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 savoir fits in French A2 grammar.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about savoir conjugation in the imparfait!

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Savoir Conjugation in the Imparfait


Pronunciation of Savoir Conjugations

In this section on savoir conjugation in the imparfait we will focus on pronunciation.

There is 1 important rule to take into account when we want to pronounce a savoir conjugation in the imparfait.

  1. The je, tu, il/elle/on, and ils/elles form all have the same pronunciation. It is just the savai part that gets pronounced.

Je savais

Tu savais

Il savait

Ils savaient

All these VERBS have the same exact pronunciation.

Example Sentences with Savoir Conjugation in the Present Tense

The final section of this lesson on savoir conjugation in the imparfait is about seeing it in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of savoir conjugation in the imparfait through examples.

Je savais quel était le problème.

I knew what the problem was.

Je pensais que tu savais.

I thought that you knew.

Charlotte parle comme si elle savait tout.

Charlotte talks as if she knew everything.

Nous savions qu’aujourd’hui est son anniversaire.

We knew today’s his birthday.

Vous saviez que c’était mal.

You knew it was wrong.

Ils savaient où ils étaient.

They knew where they were.

Anki File for Savoir Conjugation in the Imparfait

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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