In this French grammar lesson you will learn about the aller plus-que-parfait conjugation.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how aller is conjugated in French
- how aller is pronounced in French
- how aller is used in sentences in French
- how you can quiz yourself on the aller plus-que-parfait conjugation
- how to practice with flashcards on aller plus-que-parfait conjugation
- how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn French
Please refer to the French B2 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in the overall structure of French B2.
By the end of the lesson you will know all about aller (to go)!
Table of Contents
Aller Plus-Que-Parfait Conjugation Table
|être imparfait||aller particip passé|
|j’||étais||allé – e|
|tu||étais||allé – e|
|il/elle/on||était||allé – e|
|nous||étions||allé – e – s|
|vous||étiez||allé – e – s|
|ils/elles||étaient||allé – e – s|
Pronunciation of Aller Plus-Que-Parfait Conjugations
There is 1 important rule to take into account, when you want to pronounce an aller plus-que-parfait conjugation.
- The je, tu, il/elle/on and ils/elles form have the same pronunciation of the verb and the particip passé.
Je étais allé
Tu étais allé
Il était allé
Ils étaient allé
Example Sentences with Aller Plus-Que-Parfait Conjugations
The final section of this lesson on the aller plus-que-parfait conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on the aller plus-que-parfait conjugation through examples.
Je pensais que j’étais mort et que j’étais allé au Paradis.
I thought I had died and had gone to Heaven.
Ton frère m’a dit que tu étais allé à Bordeaux.
Your brother said you’d gone to Bordeaux.
Elle n’était jamais allée dans un tel endroit.
Never had she gone to such a place.
Nous étions allés nous promener dans la cité.
We had gone for a walk in the city.
Je pensais que vous étiez allés chez vous.
I thought you had gone home.
Si seulement ils étaient allés à la banque !
If only they had gone to the bank!
Quiz Yourself on the Aller Plus-Que-Parfait 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.
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