To Take and Pass an Exam in French [+9 Examples]

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In this grammar lesson you will learn how to say to take and pass an exam in French.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to say to take an exam in French
  • how to say to pass an exam in French
  • how these idioms is used in sentences
  • how you can quiz yourself on to take and pass an exam in French
  • the way Anki files can be downloaded for how to say to take and pass an exam in French

Please refer to the French B1 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in the overall structure of French B1.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to say to take and pass an exam in French!

Table of Contents

To Take an Exam in French

If you want to say “to take an exam”, then you will use the following idiom:

  • passer un examen = to take an exam

Je vais passer un examen.

I am going to take an exam.

Il a passé un examen hier.

He took an exam yesterday.

Danielle va passer son examen de mathématiques aujourd’hui.

Danielle is going to take her mathematics exam today.

Ont-ils passé l’examen ?

Did they take the exam?

To Pass an Exam

If you want to say “to pass an exam”, then you will use the following idiom:

  • réussir (à) un exam / avoir un exam = to pass an exam

J’ai eu mon bac.

I passed my A-levels.

[the diploma that students get at the end of secondary school]

J’ai réussi mon examen d’allemand.

I passed my German exam.

Elle n’a pas réussi son examen de mathématiques.

She didn’t pass her mathematics exam.

Avez-vous réussi votre examen ?

Did you pass your exam?

J’ai passé et réussi mes examens.

I took and I passed my exams

Example Sentences on To Take and Pass an Exam in French

The final section of this lesson on how to say to take and pass an exam in French is about seeing the idiom in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on how to say to take and pass an exam in French through examples.

Here you can find the sentences of the previous chapters, neatly stored in one place.

Je vais passer un examen.

I am going to take an exam.

Il a passé un examen hier.

He took an exam yesterday.

Danielle va passer son examen de mathématiques aujourd’hui.

Danielle is going to take her mathematics exam today.

Ont-ils passé l’examen ?

Did they take the exam?

J’ai eu mon bac.

I passed my A-levels.

[the diploma that students get at the end of secondary school]

J’ai réussi mon examen d’allemand.

I passed my German exam.

Elle n’a pas réussi son examen de mathématiques.

She didn’t pass her mathematics exam.

Avez-vous réussi votre examen ?

Did you pass your exam?

J’ai passé et réussi mes examens.

I took and my passed my exams

Quiz Yourself on To Take and Pass an Exam in French

It’s not enough to just read this lesson.

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 practice 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!

Anki File for To Take and Pass an Exam in French

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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