In this French grammar lesson you will learn about the pouvoir conditionnel présent conjugation.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how pouvoir is conjugated in Frenc
- how pouvoir is pronounced in French
- how pouvoir is used in sentences in French
- how you can quiz yourself on the pouvoir conditionnel présent conjugation
- how to practice with flashcards on pouvoir conditionnel présent conjugation
- how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn 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 pouvoir (to be able to/can)!
Table of Contents
Pouvoir Conditionnel Présent Conjugation Table
|futur simple stem||imparfait ending|
Pronunciation of Pouvoir Conditionnel Présent Conjugations
There are 2 important rules to take into account, when you want to pronounce a pouvoir conditionnel présent conjugation.
- The je, tu, il/elle/on, and ils/elles form have the same pronunciation.
- The je form of both the conditionnel présent and the futur simple have the same pronunciation.
I will be able to
The context will reveal which one is correct.
You don’t pronounce the letters highlighted in red.
Example Sentences with Pouvoir Conditionnel Présent Conjugations
The final section of this lesson on the pouvoir conditionnel présent conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on the pouvoir conditionnel présent conjugation through examples.
Je pourrais essayer.
I could try.
Tu pourrais avoir raison.
You could be right.
J’ai dit qu’il pourrait partir.
I said he could leave.
Nous pourrions les aider.
We could help them.
Pourriez-vous répéter ça ?
Could you repeat that?
Pensez-vous qu’ils pourraient être dangereux ?
Do you think they could be dangerous?
Quiz Yourself on the Pouvoir Conditionnel Présent Conjugation
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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.
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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