In this French grammar lesson you will learn about the regular er verbs conditionnel passé conjugation.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how regular -er verbs are conjugated in French,
- the regular -er verbs in French,
- how regular -er verbs are pronounced in French,
- how regular -er verbs are used in sentences in French,
- how you can quiz yourself on regular -er verbs conditionnel passé conjugations
- how regular -er verbs conditionnel passé 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 the regular er verbs conditionnel passé conjugation!
Table of Contents
Regular er Verbs Conditionnel Passé Conjugation Table
|avoir conditionnel présent|
Regular -er Verbs Conjugation Method
This section will show you how regular -er verbs are conjugated in the conditionnel passé.
There is a two step method that will make everything very easy for you.
In order to conjugate verbs that end with -er in the conditionnel passé one must:
- Conjugate avoir in the conditionnel présent
- Add the particip passé of the -er verb.
The verb parler means “to speak” in English.
We will take this verb and conjugate it in the “je” form using the two step method.
Avoir in the conditionnel présent is aurais.
The particip passé of parler is parlé.
So when you wish to say “I would have spoken” in French you get:
Common Regular -er Verbs
French has three regular verb groups
- regular -er verbs
- regular -ir verbs
- regular -re verbs
The regular -er verbs group is the biggest and most useful group. Most French verbs fall in this group.
Here is a list of common verbs that you are sure to encounter in day-to-day life:
|aimer||to like/to love|
|chercher||to look for|
|commander||to order/to command|
|visiter||to visit (a place)|
Pronunciation of Regular er Verbs Conditionnel Passé Conjugations
There are 2 important rules to take into account, when you want to pronounce regular er verbs conditionnel passé conjugations.
- The je, tu, il/elle/on, and ils/elles form have the same pronunciation.
Tu aurais parlé
Il aurait parlé
Ils auraient parlé
- The je form of both the conditionnel passé and the futur simple have the same pronunciation.
I would have spoken
I will have spoken
The context will reveal which one is correct.
You don’t pronounce the letters highlighted in red.
Example Sentences with Regular er Verbs Conditionnel Passé Conjugations
The final section of this lesson on the regular er verbs conditionnel passé conjugations is about seeing the verbs in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on the regular er verbs conditionnel passé conjugations through examples.
Si j’avais été à ce restaurant hier soir, j’aurais mangé un steak.
If I had been at that restaurant last night, I would have eaten a steak.
Je sais que tu aurais aimé visiter le Japon.
I know you would have liked to visit Japan.
Aurait-il parlé ?
Would he have talked?
Nous aurions habité ici, si nous avions pu.
We would have lived here, if we could have.
Si vous y croyiez vraiment, vous auriez appelé un avocat.
If you really believed that, you would’ve called a lawyer.
S’ils avaient su ce qui allait se passer, ils auraient changé leurs plans.
If they had known what was going to happen, they would have changed their plans.
Quiz Yourself on Regular er Verbs Conditionnel Passé Conjugations
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 Regular er Verbs Conditionnel Passé Conjugations
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