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The passé composé of most verbs is formed with a present-tense form of avoir, followed by the past participle verb.

  • j'ai = I have
  • tu as = you have
  • il a = he has
  • elle a = she has
  • nous avons = we have
  • vous allez = you have
  • ils ont = they have
  • elles ont = they have

 [ avoir + p.p. ]

 

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–er é

To change –er verbs to past-tense verbs, drop the –er and replace with é.

Ex. travailler ⇒ travaillé

to work ⇒ worked

Add in the avoir conjugations to form a sentence.

Ex. J'ai travaillé.

I have worked. / I worked.

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–ir ⇒ i

To change –ir verbs to past-tense verbs, drop the –ir and replace with i.

Ex. finirfini

to finish ⇒ finished

Add in the avoir conjugations to form a sentence.

Ex. Tu as fini.

You have finished. / You finished.

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–re ⇒ u

To change –re verbs to past-tense verbs, drop the –re and replace with u.

Ex. attendreattendu

to attend ⇒ attended

Add in the avoir conjugations to form a sentence.

Ex. Il a attendu.

He has attended. / He attended.

Ex. Elle a attendu.

She has attended. / She attended.

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They traveled.

Ils ont voyagé.

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You have gained weight.

(formal)

Vous avez grossi.

7

I skated.

J'ai patiné.

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We have chosen.

Nous avons choisi.

9

You danced.

(informal)

Tu as dansé.

10

We slept.

Nous avons dormi.

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They studied.

(feminine)

Elles ont etudié.

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We ate.

Nous avons mangé.

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They worked.

(masculine)

Ils ont voyagé.

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