In this French grammar lesson you will learn about the avoir subjonctif 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 subjonctif conjugation
- how to practice with flashcards on avoir subjonctif 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 Subjonctif Conjugation Table
|que j’||aie||that I have|
|que tu||aies||that you have|
|qu’il/elle/on||ait||that he/she/one has|
|que nous||ayons||that we have|
|que vous||ayez||that you have|
|qu’ils/elles||aient||that they have|
Please note that:
- the il/elle/on form ends with a –t.
- the nous and vous form have -ay as their root.
Pronunciation of Avoir Subjonctif Conjugations
There is 1 important rule to take into account, when you want to pronounce an avoir subjonctif conjugation.
- The je, tu, il/elle/on and ils/elles form have the same pronunciation of the verb.
que tu aies
You don’t pronounce the letters highlighted in red.
Example Sentences with Avoir Subjonctif Conjugations
The final section of this lesson on the avoir subjonctif conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on the avoir subjonctif conjugation through examples.
Il faut que j’aie un smoking pour la fête.
I must have a tuxedo for the party.
Je veux que tu aies ceci.
I want you to have this.
Il est étonnant qu’il ait le record du monde.
It is amazing that he has the world record.
Je crains que nous ayons un problème.
I’m afraid that we have a problem.
Je suis heureux que vous ayez réussi.
I am glad that you have succeeded.
Je ne pense pas qu’ils aient compris.
I don’t think that they understood.
Quiz Yourself on the Avoir Subjonctif 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
Using flashcards is an absolute necessity when it comes to learning a language!
It is the best way to memorize what you learn, you can personalize your progression because it adapts to your actions, and all flashcards have audio to improve your hearing and pronunciation.
Please read our article on how to learn a new language for more information.
There are two ways to practice with Flashcards for this lesson.
- The Flashcards in our Courses
This Anki Deck contains 1,964 flashcards with which you can practice absolutely everything for French B2!
All the flashcards have text, images, explanations, and audio.
You can also use our courses that have flashcards integrated alongside lessons with audio, quizzes and much more!
However, I am sure you are wondering, what are your courses, and why should I take them?
The Courses of Language Atlas
Have you ever wondered what the best way is to learn a new language?
I have been learning languages for over 20+ years and I was always frustrated with books, courses, and classes that I had tried.
It never really seemed to work for me.
I wanted to learn a language in the most effective and efficient way, and there was nothing out there for me.
So I thought, “why not make something myself?“.
Using my experience and by doing research I created Language Atlas, a platform where people can learn French and Spanish in the most effective and efficient way.
I created free lessons and quizzes so that there would always be a easy and accessible way for people to learn or brush up on their language skills.
However, I also created courses that are much more comprehensive and in-depth.
The courses of Language Atlas have:
- 800+ Lessons with audio
- 800+ Quizzes
- 10,000 Flashcards with explanations, images, and audio
- A gamified way of learning a new language
- A vibrant community (including support from me)
This includes over 60 lessons and quizzes, 500 flashcards that adapt to how you learn, and access to the community (including support from me).
All you have to do is study 30 minutes a day and you will be fluent in no time!
Don’t miss out – register for free and start learning!