Pouvoir Subjonctif Passé Conjugation [+6 Examples]

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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 pouvoir 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 pouvoir (to be able to/can)!

Table of Contents

Pouvoir Subjonctif Passé Conjugation Table

avoir subjonctif présentparticip passé
que j’aiepu
que tuaiespu
qu’il/elle/onaitpu
que nousayonspu
que vousayezpu
qu’ils/ellesaientpu

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.

  1. 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

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 Subjonctif Passé Conjugation

It is important to do the Anki exercises 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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