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Unformatted text preview: words together this way: subject + helping verb (usually avoir ) + past participle. The passé composé , a compound past tense, is formed by combining two elements: when (the action has taken place and, therefore, requires the helping verb avoir ) and what (the action that has happened and, therefore, requires the past participle of the regular or irregular verb showing the particular action). See Figure 1 ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08