3.2.14 (L29) - Conjugate and Use Verbs In the Past Tense (The passé composé) Flashcards Preview

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1

Define passé composé.

Composed Past

2

How many parts is the passé composé composed of?

2 parts

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What are the parts that it is composed of?

a form of avoir or être AND a past particle (pp)

4

Most verbs use être in the passé composé. True of False?

False. Most verbs use avoir.

5

What do reg. past particles end in in English? Example what is the pp of walk?

-ed e.g. to walk -> walked

6

Conjugate Avoir

J'ai nous avons
Tu as vous avez
Il/Elle/On a ils/elles ont

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For a reg past particle what happens to an -er verb?

The -er drops and we add "é"

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For a reg past particle what happens to an -ir verb?

The -ir drops and we add "i"

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For a reg past particle what happens to an -re verb?

The -re drops and we add "u"

10

Change regarder to the passé composé.

regarder -> regardé

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Change choisir to the passé composé.

choisir -> choisi

12

Change vendre to the passé composé.

vendre -> vendu

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How do you construct a sentence in the passé composé?

subject + form of avoir that matches it + verb in passé composé form

14

Change "I watched" to the passé composé.

J'ai regardé.

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Change "We chose" to the passé composé.

Nous avons choisi.

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Change "They sold" to the passé composé.

Ils ont vendu

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You are not allowed to add extra words at the end of subject and past tense verb. True or False?

False!

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Translate: You watched TV.

Tu as regardé la télé.

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The 2 words in the passé composé translate to 2 words in English. True or False?

False.

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How many words do the 2 words in the passé composé.translate to in English?

Gen. 1 (can be 2 but norm. people don't say i have walked, just i walked.

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What does the passé composé with avoir translate to in English? (2 gen. things)

"did" OR "have done" something