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Passe compose with avoir

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Passe compose with avoir

  1. 1. Le passé composé avec avoir n i! é! fi g n ai ga J’ i J ’a
  2. 2. What is it?The passé composé is a past tense in French. It is a compound tense, which means it is made up of two verbs. You need an auxiliary (helping) verb in the present tense and the participe passé (past participle) of the main verb. For most verbs, the auxiliary verb is avoir.
  3. 3. REVIEW CONJUGATION of AVOIRJ’aiTu asIl/Elle/on aNous avonsVous avezElles/Ils ont
  4. 4. To form theparticipe passé Drop the last two letters of the infinitive and add… -er >é -ir >i -re >u parler finir vendre parlé fini vendu
  5. 5. Conjugation of parler in the passé composé avoir participe passé j’ai parlé tu as parléil, elle, on a parlé nous avons parlé vous avez parléils, elles ont parlé
  6. 6. Translations (3 ways)J’ai parlé. = I spoke. I did speak. I have spoken.Elle a attendu. = ?
  7. 7. NegationNegative words go around the auxiliary verb.Il n’a pas joué. He didn’t play./He hasn’t played.Tu n’as pas fini. You didn’t finish./You haven’t finished.
  8. 8. QuestionsEst-ce que:Est-ce qu’il a joué?Did he play?Quand est-ce que tu as fini?When did you finish?
  9. 9. Inversion: (invert auxiliary verb and subject, add -)1. Quand as-tu fini?When did you finish?2. A-t-il* joué?Did he play?* Add –t- when inverting il/elle/on form of avoir
  10. 10. Remember…1. The passé composé has TWO verbs: auxiliary (helping) verb (avoir) and participe passé.2. The participe passé always comes after the auxiliary verb.

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