Conjunctions French Exercises

french conjunctions exercises

Bonjour mon cher étudiant! It is I, your favourite French teacher, here to tickle your brain with another delightful topic – French Conjunctions!

Now, I know what you’re thinking, “conjunctions, really?” But hear me out, they are like the glue that holds our sentences together.

Without them, we’d just have a bunch of separate ideas, floating around like lost baguettes in a bakery. So, grab a croissant, put on your thinking beret, and let’s get started. You will see, it will be magnifique!


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1) Put the Sentences in the Correct Order – French Conjunctions


a) pain / le / j’aime / mais / le / n’aime / fromage / pas / je

J’aime le pain mais je n’aime pas le fromage.


b) il / beaucoup / travaille / mais / riche / pas / n'est / il


c) au / je / tennis / parce / joue / que / j'aime / ça


d) fatigué / suis / je / dormir / vais / donc / je


e) elle / parce / est / qu'elle / heureuse / gagné / a


f) je / tu / étudies / travailler / vais / pendant / que


g) et / j'ai / une / sœur / un / frère


h) je / ni / la / musique / danse / n'aime / pas / ni


i) il / veut / ou / manger / dormir


j) tu / partir / peux / terminé / as / quand / tu


2) Translate these Sentences – French Conjunctions


a) I eat fruit and vegetables.

Je mange des fruits et des légumes.


b) I want to play but I have to work.


c) She is tall and slim.


d) He studies while she works.


e) I am happy because I won.


f) He neither sings nor dances.


g) I will call you when I arrive.


h) Do you prefer coffee or tea?


i) She likes to read, especially novels.


j) We're going out, despite the rain.


3) Practice your Vocabulary


a) and – but – or

et – mais – ou


b) because - if - while


c) neither...nor - either...or - whether...or


d) however - moreover - whereas


e) thus - therefore - then


f) even if - even though - as much as


4) Practice Your Writing by Translating these Small Texts Taking the French Conjunctions into Consideration


I am studying for the exam but I feel tired. I will take a short break and then continue. If I pass the exam, I will go to a restaurant to celebrate. Although studying is hard, it is necessary for success.


She likes to read books and listen to music. Even though she works a lot, she always finds time for her hobbies. She likes neither horror movies nor action movies. She prefers romantic films or comedies.


5) About French Conjunctions, Guess the Questions to the Answers


a) Je suis triste parce que j’ai perdu mon portefeuille. ( Pourquoi…)

Pourquoi es-tu triste?


b) Il travaille tandis qu'elle étudie. ( Que fait-il...)


c) Je peux venir si tu veux. ( Quand...)


d) Elle aime la danse et le chant. ( Qu'est-ce...)


e) Nous sommes partis malgré la pluie. ( Pourquoi...)


f) Je vais lire ou écrire. ( Qu'est-ce...)


g) Je suis content car j'ai réussi l'examen. ( Pourquoi...)


h) Tu peux manger soit de la viande, soit du poisson. ( Qu'est-ce...)


i) Nous étudions avant de jouer. ( Qu'est-ce...)


Voilà, my wonderful student! You’ve finished the lesson on French conjunctions. It was a walk in the park, n’est-ce pas?

With your newly found skills, you can now connect your sentences and make your French sound as smooth as a well-aged bottle of Bordeaux! Keep practicing these exercises and I guarantee you will be the toast of the French-speaking world.

Now, go forth and conquer the language of love. Au revoir et à bientôt, mes amis! Bonne chance!


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