Forming the Present Participle

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Forming the Present Participle The present participle of most French verbs (regular and irregular) is formed by dropping the  -ons  ending from the  nous  form of the present tense and simply adding  -ant,  as shown in Table 1  . The  line through the  -ons  part of the  nous  form indicates that it is removed to form the present participle. 
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Unformatted text preview: TABLE 1 Forming the Present Participle Infinitive Nous Form of Present Present Participle (to speak) nous parl ons parlant (speaking) obir (to obey) nous obiss ons obissant (obeying) perdre (to lose) nous perd ons perdant (losing)...
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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.

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