Pouvoir Conditionnel Présent Conjugation [+6 Examples]

Pouvoir Conditionnel Présent Conjugation

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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 French,
  • 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 pouvoir conditionnel présent conjugation Anki files can be downloaded.

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 stemimparfait ending
jepourraispourrais
tupourraispourrais
il/elle/onpourraitpourrait
nouspourrionspourrions
vouspourriezpourriez
ils/ellespourraientpourraient

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.

  1. The je, tu, il/elle/on, and ils/elles form have the same pronunciation.

Je pourrais

Tu pourrais

Il pourrait

Ils pourraient

  1. The je form of both the conditionnel présent and the futur simple have the same pronunciation.

Je pourrais

I could

Je pourrai

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

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 do 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 the Pouvoir Conditionnel Présent Conjugation

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 B1, you can practice every French B1 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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