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 avoir subjonctif conjugation Anki files can be downloaded.
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
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 Avoir Subjonctif Conjugation
It is important to do the Anki excercises for this lesson, so that you can remember what you just studied.
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At this moment the Anki File for this lesson doesn’t exist yet. However, in due time this will be available on Language Atlas.
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