Vouloir Conjugation in the Imparfait [+6 Examples]

vouloir conjugation in the imparfait

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In this French grammar lesson we will learn about vouloir conjugation in the Imparfait.

Vouloir means “to want” and is an irregular verb, and one of the most important verbs in the French language. Therefore it warrants its own lesson.

In this lesson you will learn about:

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

By the end of the lesson you will know all about vouloir conjugation in the Imparfait!

Table of Contents

Vouloir Conjugation in the Imparfait

jevoulais
tuvoulais
il/elle/onvoulait
nousvoulions
vousvouliez
ils/ellesvoulaient

Pronunciation of Vouloir Conjugations

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

There is 1 important rule to take into account when we want to pronounce a vouloir conjugation in the present tense.

  1. The jetuil/elle/on, and ils/elles form all have the same pronunciation. It is just the voulai part that gets pronounced.

Je voulais

Tu voulais

Il voulait

Ils voulaient

All these VERBS have the same exact pronunciation.

Example Sentences with Vouloir Conjugations

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

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

Je voulais devenir journaliste.

I wanted to be a journalist.

As-tu trouvé ce que tu voulais?

Did you find what you wanted?

Je lui ai demandé s’il voulait une montre.

I asked him if he wanted a watch.

Je pensais que c’était ce que nous voulions.

I thought that’s what we wanted.

Voici les documents que vous vouliez.

Here are the documents you wanted.

Ils m’ont dit qu’ils voulaient gagner.

They told me they wanted to win.

Anki File for Vouloir 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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