In this French grammar lesson you will learn about the être conditionnel passé conjugation.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how être is conjugated in French,
- how être is pronounced in French,
- how être is used in sentences in French,
- how you can quiz yourself on the être conditionnel passé conjugation
- how être 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 être (to be)!
Table of Contents
Être Conditionnel Passé Conjugation Table
|avoir conditionnel présent||être particip passé|
Pronunciation of Être Conditionnel Passé Conjugations
There are 2 important rules to take into account, when you want to pronounce an être conditionnel passé conjugation.
- The je, tu, il/elle/on, and ils/elles form have the same pronunciation.
Tu aurais été
Il aurait été
Ils auraient été
- The je form of both the conditionnel passé and the futur antérieur have the same pronunciation.
I would have been
I will have been
The context will reveal which one is correct.
You don’t pronounce the letters highlighted in red.
Example Sentences with Être Conditionnel Passé Conjugations
The final section of this lesson on the être conditionnel passé conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on the être conditionnel passé conjugation through examples.
J’aurais été heureuse de recevoir un cadeau.
I would have been happy to receive a gift.
On dit que tu aurais été malade.
They say you would have been sick.
Il a dit la vérité, sinon il aurait été puni.
He told the truth, otherwise he would have been punished.
Sans votre courage, nous aurions été tués.
Without your courage, we would have been killed.
Vous auriez été triste, si nous n’étions pas venus.
You would have been sad, if we hadn’t come.
S’il n’y avait pas eu de guerre civile, ils auraient été riches maintenant.
If there had been no civil war, they would have been rich now.
Quiz Yourself on the Être Conditionnel Passé 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 Être Conditionnel Passé 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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