Vouloir Passé Simple Conjugation [+6 Examples]

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In this French grammar lesson, you will learn about the vouloir passé simple 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 passé simple conjugation
  • how vouloir passé simple conjugation Anki files can be downloaded.

Please refer to the French C1 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in the overall structure of French C1.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about vouloir (to want)!

Table of Contents

Vouloir Passé Simple Conjugation Table

jevoulus
tuvoulus
il/elle/onvoulut
nousvoulûmes
vousvoulûtes
ils/ellesvoulurent

Example Sentences with Vouloir Passé Simple Conjugations

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

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

Je voulus un hamburger, mais je me retins.

I wanted a hamburger, but I held back.

Tu voulus acheter un livre.

You wanted to buy a book.

Elle ne voulut pas qu’il mourût.

She didn’t want him to die.

Nous voulûmes attraper l’oiseau.

We wanted to catch the bird.

Vous voulûtes acheter un livre.

You wanted to buy a book.

Ils voulurent que je l’examine.

They wanted me to examine him.

Quiz Yourself on the Vouloir Passé Simple 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 Passé Simple 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 C1, you can practice every French C1 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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