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FREN_QUIZ_3

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passé composé
the auxiliary verb (avoir ou être ) + past participle

negation=aux verb negated
ne + aux verb + pas + pp
avoir
if direct object pronoun proceeds verb, must agree in gender and number with direct object
être-17 verbes
GO=aller, descendre, mourir, sortir, tomber, monter, partir
COME=arriver,naître,venir, devenir, rentrer, retourner, revenir, entrer, rentrer
IN BETWEEN=rester, passer
***must agree in gender and number with subject of verb
reflexive verbs
conjugated with être in passé composé

pronoun + être (conjugated) + past participle
regular past participles
er --> é
ir --> i
re --> u
Imperfect (imparfait)
nous stem + ais, ais, ait, ions, iez, aient

--être has stem = ét-
Passé composé vs. Imperfect
Passé Composé
What happened? What happened once? What happened next? Then what happened?

Imperfect
What were the conditions at the time? Was the action expressed by the verb a habitual action? Did it occur repeatedly?