In this French grammar lesson you will learn about the regular re verbs conditionnel passé conjugation.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how regular -re verbs are conjugated in French,
- the regular -re verbs in French,
- how regular -re verbs are pronounced in French,
- how regular -re verbs are used in sentences in French,
- how you can quiz yourself on regular -re verbs conditionnel passé conjugations
- how regular -re verbs 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 the regular re verbs conditionnel passé conjugation!
Table of Contents
Regular re Verbs Conditionnel Passé Conjugation Table
|avoir conditionnel présent|
Regular -re Verbs Conjugation Method
This section will show you how regular -re verbs are conjugated in the conditionnel passé.
There is a two step method that will make everything very easy for you.
In order to conjugate verbs that end with -re in the conditionnel passé one must:
- Conjugate avoir in the conditionnel présent
- Add the particip passé of the -re verb.
The verb vendre means “to sell” in English.
We will take this verb and conjugate it in the “je” form using the two step method.
Avoir in the conditionnel présent is aurais.
The particip passé of vendre is vendu.
So when you wish to say “I would have sold” in French you get:
Common Regular re Verbs
French has three regular verb groups.
- regular -er verbs
- regular -ir verbs
- regular -re verbs
The regular -re verbs group is the third 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:
|descendre||to go down|
Pronunciation of Regular re Verbs Conditionnel Passé Conjugations
There are 2 important rules to take into account, when you want to pronounce regular re verbs conditionnel passé conjugations.
- The je, tu, il/elle/on, and ils/elles form have the same pronunciation.
Tu aurais vendu
Il aurait vendu
Ils auraient vendu
- The je form of both the conditionnel passé and the futur simple have the same pronunciation.
I would have sold
I will have sold
The context will reveal which one is correct.
You don’t pronounce the letters highlighted in red.
Example Sentences with Regular re Verbs Conditionnel Passé Conjugations
The final section of this lesson on the regular re verbs conditionnel passé conjugations is about seeing the verbs in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on the regular re verbs conditionnel passé conjugations through examples.
J’en aurais vendu plus, si j’avais eu plus de temps.
I would have sold more, if I had more time.
Tu aurais perdu sans moi.
You would have lost without me.
Elle aurait répondu plus tôt si elle n’avait pas été malade.
She would have answered earlier if she hadn’t been sick.
Nous aurions attendu, si nous avions su que vous veniez.
We would have waited, if we had known you were coming.
Vous l‘auriez vendu, si vous aviez connu sa valeur.
You would have sold it, if you had known its value.
Ils n’auraient pas perdu vos clés, s’ils avaient été plus attentifs.
They wouldn’t have lost your keys if they had been more careful.
Quiz Yourself on Regular re Verbs Conditionnel 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 re Verbs Conditionnel Passé Conjugations
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