In this French grammar lesson we will learn about tomber conjugation in the passe composé.
Tomber means “to return/to go back” and is a regular -er verb.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how tomber is conjugated in French
- how tomber is pronounced in French
- how tomber is used in sentences in French
- how to quiz yourself on tomber conjugation in the passé composé
- how to practice with flashcards on tomber 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 tomber fits in French A2 grammar.
By the end of the lesson you will know all about tomber conjugation in the passé composé.
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Tomber Conjugation in the Passé Composé
|je||suis||tombé – e|
|tu||es||tombé – e|
|il/elle/on||est||tombé – e|
|nous||sommes||tombé – e – s|
|vous||êtes||tombé – e – s|
|ils/elles||sont||tombé – e – s|
Pronunciation of Tomber Conjugations
In this section on tomber 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 tomber 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 tombé
Je suis tombée
Nous sommes tombés
Nous sommes tombées
As you can see the particip passé has the same pronunciation for the singular and the plural options.
Example Sentences with Tomber Conjugation in the Passé Composé
The final section of this lesson on tomber conjugation in the passé composé is about seeing tomber in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of tomber conjugation in the passé composé through examples.
Je suis tombé en courant.
I fell when I was running.
Tu es tombé amoureux d’elle dès que tu l’as vue ?
Did you fall in love with her at first sight?
Elle est tombée enceinte.
She became pregnant.
Nous sommes tombés dans une impasse.
We’re heading down a dead end.
Vous êtes tombés dans les escaliers.
You fell down the stairs.
Elles sont tombées amoureuses du même garçon.
They fell in love with the same guy.
Quiz Yourself on Tomber 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.
You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!
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