In this French grammar lesson we will learn about vouloir conjugation in the passe composé.
Vouloir means “to want” and is a irregular verb.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how vouloir in the passé composé is conjugated in French,
- how vouloir in the passé composé is pronounced in French,
- how vouloir in the passé composé is used in sentences in French,
- how vouloir 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 vouloir fits in French A2 grammar.
By the end of the lesson you will know all about vouloir conjugation in the passé composé.
Table of Contents
Vouloir Conjugation in the Passé Composé
Pronunciation of Vouloir Conjugations
In this section on vouloir 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 vouloir conjugation in the passé composé.
- The particip passé is pronounced in the same way for all the verbs. The last letter that you will hear is the u.
Tu as voulu
Il a voulu
Nous avons voulu
Vous avez voulu
Ils ont voulu
As you can see particip passé has the same pronunciation in every phrase.
Example Sentences with Vouloir Conjugation in the Passé Composé
The final section of this lesson on vouloir conjugation in the passé composé is about seeing vouloir in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of vouloir conjugation in the passé composé through examples.
J’ai toujours voulu rencontrer ton petit frère.
I’ve always wanted to meet your younger brother.
Tu as voulu arrêter Jean, mais tu n’as pas réussi.
You tried to stop Jean, but you didn’t succeed.
Il n’a pas voulu manger.
He didn’t want to eat.
Nous avons voulu faire ce voyage pour revoir nos amis.
We wanted to go on this trip to see our friends again.
Pourquoi avez-vous voulu revenir ici ?
Why did you want to come back here?
Ils n’ont pas voulu que je l’examine.
They didn’t want me to examine it.
Anki File for Vouloir Conjugation in the Passé Composé
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Test Your Knowledge on Vouloir Conjugation in the Passé Composé
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You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.
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You will see the sentences of the previous chapter(s). 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!