Savoir Conjugation in the Passé Composé

savoir conjugation in the passé composé

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

Savoir means “to know” and is a irregular -ir verb.

In this lesson you will learn about:

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

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

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Savoir Conjugation in the Passé Composé

j’aisu
tuassu
il/elle/onasu
nousavonssu
vousavezsu
ils/ellesontsu

Pronunciation of Savoir Conjugations

In this section on savoir 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 savoir 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 su

Tu as su

Il a su

Nous avons su

Vous avez su

Ils ont su

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

Example Sentences with Savoir Conjugation in the Passé Composé

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

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

J’ai su avant toi.

I knew before you knew.

Comment as-tu su que c’était moi ?

How did you know it was me?

Il ne l’a même pas su.

He didn’t even know that.

Nous n’avons pas su quoi faire d’autre.

We didn’t know what else to do.

De quelle manière l‘avez-vous su ?

How did you come to know it?

Finalement, ils ont su la vérité.

Finally, they knew the truth.

Test Your Knowledge on Savoir 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 1Il ne l’a même pas . [He didn’t even know that.]
Question 2Comment as- su que c’était moi ? [How did you know it was me?]
 
Question 3J’ su avant toi. [I knew before you knew.]
 
Question 4 n’avons pas su quoi faire d’autre. [We didn’t know what else to do.]
 
Question 5De quelle manière l’avez- su ? [How did you come to know it?]
 
Question 6Finalement, ils ont la vérité [Finally, they knew the truth.]
 

Anki File for Savoir 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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