6.2.1 Summary - passé composé

This has been quite a lot of information, therefore we would like to put the main points in a short overview.

  Summary
There is a differentiation between transitive verbs (requiring an object) and intransitive verbs (no need for an object).
  Transitive verbs (with an object) form the passé composé with the verb avoir (to have) and the perfect participle.
  Intransitive verbs (without an object) form the passé composé with the verb être (to be) and the perfect participle.
  The perfect participle of intransitive verbs (after a conjugated form of the verb être) must match with the subject in gender and number.
  This means that for female subjects an e is added, for male - plural subjects an s is added and for female - plural subjects es is added.






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