In this French grammar lesson you will learn about the vouloir plus-que-parfait conjugation.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how vouloir is conjugated in French,
- how vouloir is pronounced in French,
- how vouloir is used in sentences in French,
- how you can quiz yourself on the vouloir plus-que-parfait conjugation
- how vouloir plus-que-parfait 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 vouloir (to want)!
Table of Contents
Vouloir Plus-Que-Parfait Conjugation Table
|avoir imparfait||vouloir particip passé|
Pronunciation of Vouloir Plus-Que-Parfait Conjugations
There is 1 important rule to take into account, when you want to pronounce a voulu plus-que-parfait conjugation.
- The je, tu, il/elle/on and ils/elles form have the same pronunciation of the verb and the particip passé.
Tu avais voulu
Il avait voulu
Ils avaient voulu
Example Sentences with Vouloir Plus-Que-Parfait Conjugations
The final section of this lesson on the vouloir plus-que-parfait conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on the vouloir plus-que-parfait conjugation through examples.
Si j’avais voulu ton opinion, je te l’aurais demandée.
If I had wanted your opinion, I would have asked for it.
Je sais que tu aurais pu me le dire, si tu l’avais voulu.
I know you could’ve told me, if you’d wanted to.
Bridgette aurait pu appeler la police, si elle l’avait voulu.
Bridgette could’ve called the police, if she had wanted to.
Nous avions voulu une nuit sans les enfants.
We had wanted a night without the children.
Je sais que vous aviez voulu autre chose.
I know you had wanted something else.
Ils avaient voulu écouter notre chanson.
They had wanted to listen to our song.
Quiz Yourself on the Vouloir Plus-Que-Parfait 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 Vouloir Plus-Que-Parfait Conjugation
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