Pouvoir Conditionnel Passé Conjugation [+6 Examples]

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In this French grammar lesson you will learn about the pouvoir conditionnel passé conjugation.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how pouvoir is conjugated in French,
  • how pouvoir is pronounced in French,
  • how pouvoir is used in sentences in French,
  • how you can quiz yourself on the pouvoir conditionnel passé conjugation
  • how pouvoir 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 pouvoir (to be able to/can)!

Table of Contents

Pouvoir Conditionnel Passé Conjugation Table

avoir conditionnel présentpouvoir particip passé
j’auraispu
tuauraispu
il/elle/onauraitpu
nousaurionspu
vousauriezpu
ils/ellesauraientpu

Pronunciation of Pouvoir Conditionnel Passé Conjugations

There are 2 important rules to take into account, when you want to pronounce an pouvoir conditionnel passé conjugation.

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

J’aurais pu

Tu aurais pu

Il aurait pu

Ils auraient pu

  1. The je form of both the conditionnel passé and the futur antérieur have the same pronunciation.

J’aurais pu

I could

J’aurai pu

I will have been able to

The context will reveal which one is correct.

You don’t pronounce the letters highlighted in red.

Example Sentences with Pouvoir Conditionnel Passé Conjugations

The final section of this lesson on the pouvoir conditionnel passé conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on the pouvoir conditionnel passé conjugation through examples.

J’aurais pu faire ça sans votre aide.

I could have done that without your help.

Tu aurais pu mourir.

You could’ve died.

Ça aurait pu être pire.

It could have been worse.

Nous aurions pu faire fortune.

We could’ve made a fortune.

Vous auriez pu dire non.

You could have said no.

Ils auraient pu vous tuer.

They could’ve killed you.

Quiz Yourself on the Pouvoir 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 Pouvoir Conditionnel Passé Conjugation

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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