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1

When is passé composé used?

To indicate actions that have been completed in the past( beyond 24hrs). Corresponds to simple past tense in english.

2

What is the structure?

To conjugate the passé composé we use the present tense of avoir or être as an auxiliary verb followed by the past participle (participe passé) of the main verb.

3

Devenir (to become)

devenu (e) (s)

4

Partir (to leave)

parti (e)(s)

5

Venir (to come)

venu (e)(s)

6

monter (to climb)

monté (e)(s)

7

tomber (to fall)

tombé (e)(s)

8

descendre (to descend)

descendu (e)(s)

9

Aller (to go)

allé (e)(s)

10

Sortir (to go out)

sorti (e)(s)

11

Retourner (to return)

retourné (e)(s)

12

naître (to be born)

né (e)(s)

13

Arriver (to arrive)

arrivé (e)(s)

14

rentrer (to return)

rentré (e)(s)

15

Rester (to stay)

resté (e)(s)

16

Mourir (to die)

mort (e)(s)

17

Passer (to pass)

Passé (e)(s)

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être (to be)

été

19

Avoir (to have)

eu

20

Pouvoir (to be able)

Pu

21

Vouloir (to want)

Voulu

22

Devoir (to have to)

23

boire (to drink)

bu

24

Dire (to say

dit

25

êcrire (to write)

ecrit

26

Faire (to do/make)

fait

27

Lire (to read)

lit

28

Croire (to believe)

cru

29

conduire (to drive)

conduit

30

mettre (to put)

mis