Regular ir Verbs Subjonctif Passé Conjugation [+5 Examples]

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In this French grammar lesson you will learn about the regular ir verbs subjonctif passé conjugation.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how regular -ir verbs are conjugated in French,
  • the regular -ir verbs in French,
  • how regular -ir verbs are pronounced in French,
  • how regular -ir verbs are used in sentences in French,
  • how you can quiz yourself on regular -ir verbs subjonctif passé conjugations
  • how regular -ir verbs subjonctif 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 ir verbs subjonctif passé conjugation!

Table of Contents

Regular ir Verbs Subjonctif Passé Conjugation Table

avoir subjonctif présent
que j’aieparticip passé
que tuaiesparticip passé
qu’il/elle/onaitparticip passé
que nousayonsparticip passé
que vousayezparticip passé
qu’ils/ellesaientparticip passé

Regular -ir Verbs Conjugation Method

This section will show you how regular -ir verbs are conjugated in the subjonctif passé.

There is a two step method that will make everything very easy for you.

In order to conjugate verbs that end with -ir in the subjonctif passé one must:

  1. Conjugate avoir in the subjonctif présent
  2. Add the particip passé

The verb choisir means “to choose” in English.

We will take this verb and conjugate it in the “je” form using the two step method.

  1. aie

The je form of avoir in the subjonctif présent is aie.

  1. choisi

The particip passé of choisir is choisi.

So, the je form of choisir in the subjonctif passé is:

que j’aie choisi

Common Regular ir Verbs

French has three regular verb groups.

  • regular -er verbs
  • regular -ir verbs
  • regular -re verbs

The regular -ir verbs group is the second biggest group. Many French verbs fall in this group.

Here is a list of common verbs that you are sure to encounter in day-to-day life:

choisirto choose
finirto finish
grandirto grow up
investirto invest
réfléchirto think/to reflect
réussirto succeed

Pronunciation of Regular ir Verbs Subjonctif Conjugations

There is 1 important rule to take into account, when you want to pronounce regular ir verbs subjonctif passé conjugations.

  1. The je, tu, il/elle/on and ils/elles form have the same pronunciation of the verb.

que j’aie choisi

que tu aies choisi

qu’il aie choisi

qu’ils aient choisi

You don’t pronounce the letters highlighted in red.

Example Sentences with Regular ir Verbs Subjonctif Passé Conjugations

The final section of this lesson on regular ir verbs subjonctif passé conjugations is about seeing the verb in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on regular ir verbs subjonctif passé conjugations through examples.


Je suis choqué que tu n’aies pas réussi ton examen.

I am shocked that you did not pass your exam.


J’ai peur qu’Anna n’ait pas fini ses corvées.

I am afraid that Anna hasn’t finished her chores.


Il est possible qu’il ait choisi quelque chose de différent.

It’s possible that he chose something different.


Il est possible que nous l’ayons aboli.

It is possible that we abolished it.


J’ai peur qu’ils n’aient obtenu aucune information.

I’m afraid they didn’t get any information.

Quiz Yourself on Regular ir Verbs Subjonctif 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 ir Verbs Subjonctif Passé Conjugations

It is important to do the Anki excercises for this lesson, so that you can remember what you just studied.

By downloading the Anki File for French B2, you can practice every French B2 lesson that is on Language Atlas.

At this moment the Anki File for this lesson doesn’t exist yet. However, in due time this will be available on Language Atlas.

If you don’t know why you should use Anki, or don’t know how to use Anki or merge Anki files please click here.

Anki can be downloaded from here.

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