In this French grammar lesson, you will learn about the pouvoir subjonctif 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 subjonctif passé conjugation
- how to practice with flashcards on pouvoir subjonctif passé conjugation
- how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn French
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 Subjonctif Passé Conjugation Table
|avoir subjonctif présent||particip passé|
Pronunciation of Pouvoir Subjonctif Passé Conjugations
There is 1 important rule to take into account when you want to pronounce a pouvoir subjonctif passé conjugation.
- The je, tu, il/elle/on and ils/elles form have the same pronunciation of the verb.
que j’aie pu
que tu aies pu
qu’il ait pu
qu’ils aient pu
You don’t pronounce the letters highlighted in red.
Example Sentences with Pouvoir Subjonctif Passé Conjugations
The final section of this lesson on the pouvoir subjonctif passé conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on the pouvoir subjonctif passé conjugation through examples.
C’est un miracle que j’aie pu survivre au cancer.
It is a miracle that I was able to survive cancer.
Je suis heureux que tu aies pu venir.
I’m glad you could make it.
Je crains qu’elle ait pu se perdre.
I’m afraid she might have gotten lost.
Je regrette que nous n’ayons pu aller plus loin que le présent compromis.
I regret that we have not been able to go further than the current compromise.
Je suis heureux que vous ayez pu trouver un emploi si rapidement.
I’m glad you were able to find a job so quickly.
Je ne pense pas qu’ils aient pu le voir eux-mêmes.
I don’t think they were able to see it themselves.
Quiz Yourself on the Pouvoir Subjonctif Passé Conjugation
At the end of every lesson you can do a small quiz.
You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.
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!
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