In this French grammar lesson you will learn about the avoir plus-que-parfait conjugation.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how avoir is conjugated in French
- how avoir is pronounced in French
- how avoir is used in sentences in French
- how you can quiz yourself on the avoir plus-que-parfait conjugation
- how to practice with flashcards on avoir 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 avoir (to have)!
Table of Contents
Avoir Plus-Que-Parfait Conjugation Table
|avoir imparfait||avoir particip passé|
Pronunciation of Avoir Plus-Que-Parfait Conjugations
There is 1 important rule to take into account, when you want to pronounce an avoir 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.
Tu avais eu
Il avait eu
Ils avaient eu
Example Sentences with Avoir Plus-Que-Parfait Conjugations
The final section of this lesson on the avoir plus-que-parfait conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on the avoir plus-que-parfait conjugation through examples.
Si seulement j’avais eu la réponse hier !
If only I’d had (=known) the answer yesterday!
Je ne savais pas que tu avais eu une semaine de congé le mois dernier.
I didn’t know you’d had a week off last month.
Patrick a compris que Marine avait eu raison.
Patrick realised that Marine had been right.
Nous aurions appris l’espéranto si nous avions eu plus de temps.
We would have learned Esperanto if we’d had more time.
Louis m’a dit que vous aviez eu peur.
Louis told me that you had been scared.
Ils avaient eu l’audace de lui répondre.
They had had the audacity to answer him.
Quiz Yourself on the Avoir Plus-Que-Parfait Conjugation
At the end of every lesson you can do a small quiz.
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!
How to Practice With Flashcards for This Lesson
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