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The Passé Composé Tense
Look at the following 3 sentences. Ali  played  football yesterday They  have visited  Paris 3 times We  did tidy  the bed...
Each of the following sentences contains an example of the Passé Composé tense.  Ali  a  joué  au foot hier Ils  ont  visi...
The Present tense of Avoir Elles  ont Elle  a Ils  ont Il  a Vous  avez Tu  as Nous  avons J’ ai
Now take a look at the second of the highlighted words in each sentence. This is known as the  Past Participle To form the...
Here are some examples of the 3 types of verb.  Change the  infinitive  into the  past participle travailler travaillé reg...
Eg  Il   a  regardé   Nous avons   fini J’ ai  répondu Part of avoir Past participle So remember… The Passé Composé is mad...
Now that you know the present tense of Avoir and how to form the  Past Participle , test yourself with the following sente...
ont  ai  a avez  as  avons regardu  regardi  regardé Il   (regarder) a regardé
ont  ai  a avez  as  avons finu  fini  finé Nous   (finir) avons fini
ont  ai  a avez  as  avons jouu  joui  joué Ils   (jouer) ont joué
ont  ai  a avez  as  avons répondu  répondi  répondé Maman   (répondre) a répondu
ont  ai  a avez  as  avons choisu  choisi  choisé Vous   (choisir) avez choisi
ont  ai  a avez  as  avons chantu  chanti  chanté Christina et moi   (chanter) avons chanté
ont  ai  a avez  as  avons écoutu  écouti  écouté Reto et Marc  (écouter) ont écouté
ont  ai  a avez  as  avons parlu  parli  parlé Tu   (parler) as parlé
ont  ai  a avez  as  avons entendu  entendi  entendé Elle   (entendre) a entendu
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  1. 1. The Passé Composé Tense
  2. 2. Look at the following 3 sentences. Ali played football yesterday They have visited Paris 3 times We did tidy the bedroom What do they have in common? Is this done in the same way in each sentence? All 3 of these English tenses can be translated by just 1 tense in French. It is called… The Passé Composé
  3. 3. Each of the following sentences contains an example of the Passé Composé tense. Ali a joué au foot hier Ils ont visité Paris 3 fois Nous avons rangé la chambre What is the first thing you notice about this tense? Look at the first of the highlighted words in each sentence. Where have you come across this before? As a reminder to you, here is the Present Tense of Avoir
  4. 4. The Present tense of Avoir Elles ont Elle a Ils ont Il a Vous avez Tu as Nous avons J’ ai
  5. 5. Now take a look at the second of the highlighted words in each sentence. This is known as the Past Participle To form the past participle , take the infinitive (the form of the verb you find in the dictionary) and do the following: <ul><li>For –ER verbs, remove the –er and change it to -é </li></ul><ul><li>For –IR verbs, remove the –ir and change it to -i </li></ul><ul><li>For –RE verbs, remove the –re and change it to -u </li></ul>Ali a joué au foot hier Ils ont visité Paris 3 fois Nous avons rangé la chambre
  6. 6. Here are some examples of the 3 types of verb. Change the infinitive into the past participle travailler travaillé regarder regardé finir fini choisir choisi répondre répondu entendre entendu
  7. 7. Eg Il a regardé Nous avons fini J’ ai répondu Part of avoir Past participle So remember… The Passé Composé is made up of 2 parts. <ul><li>The first is part of the present tense of Avoir </li></ul><ul><li>The second if the past participle of the verb you want to put into the past </li></ul>
  8. 8. Now that you know the present tense of Avoir and how to form the Past Participle , test yourself with the following sentences ont ai a avez as avons travaillu travaillé travailli J’ (travailler) ai travaillé
  9. 9. ont ai a avez as avons regardu regardi regardé Il (regarder) a regardé
  10. 10. ont ai a avez as avons finu fini finé Nous (finir) avons fini
  11. 11. ont ai a avez as avons jouu joui joué Ils (jouer) ont joué
  12. 12. ont ai a avez as avons répondu répondi répondé Maman (répondre) a répondu
  13. 13. ont ai a avez as avons choisu choisi choisé Vous (choisir) avez choisi
  14. 14. ont ai a avez as avons chantu chanti chanté Christina et moi (chanter) avons chanté
  15. 15. ont ai a avez as avons écoutu écouti écouté Reto et Marc (écouter) ont écouté
  16. 16. ont ai a avez as avons parlu parli parlé Tu (parler) as parlé
  17. 17. ont ai a avez as avons entendu entendi entendé Elle (entendre) a entendu
  18. 18. Félicitations!
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