How do you find the past tense in French?

How do you find the past tense in French?

To form the past tense, you use this formula: present tense of the verb avoir or être + the past participle. Most of the verbs use avoir, but two groups (namely the reflexive verbs and some verbs that mostly refer to or involves bodily movement or some kind of physical activity) use être.

How do you use dire in French?

Dire = to say / to tell I said “hello” three times. Elle a quelque chose à dire. She has something to say. Je te dis non !

What does dire mean in English?

1 : causing horror or worry : dreadful a dire warning. 2 : very urgent or serious in dire need. More from Merriam-Webster on dire. Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for dire.

What is the perfect tense of dire in French?

dire: Conjugation

Present Perfect
Imperfect Pluperfect
je disais tu disais il/elle disait nous disions vous disiez ils/elles disaient Pronounce these verb forms j’ avais dit tu avais dit il/elle avait dit nous avions dit vous aviez dit ils/elles avaient dit Pronounce these verb forms
Future Future-perfect

What is le Futur simple?

Le futur simple corresponds to the will-future tense in English. We mostly use this tense to talk about future plans or intentions, as well as to make predictions about what may occur in the future. We conjugate the future tense by adding the endings -ai, -as, -a, -ons, -ez and -ont to the infinitive of the verb.

How do you form le Futur simple?

The ‘simple’ future (le futur) is so-named because it is a one-word tense. In other words, its formation is simple because there is no auxiliary. The endings for the simple future are: -ai, -as, -a, -ons, -ez, -ont. The future stem for -er and -ir verbs is the infinitive.

How do you conjugate Conditionnel in French?

Formation of Present Conditional The present conditional is extremely regular in its formation; for all verbs, it is made simply by adding the imperfect endings (-ais, -ais, -ait, -ions, -iez, -aient) to the conditional stem (which is the same as the future stem).