Participe passé – Free Exercise

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Exercises

Write the past participles of the verbs.

  1. chanter → regular -er verb: add to the stem
  2. obéir → regular -ir verb: add -i to the stem
  3. attendre → regular -re verb: add -u to the stem
  4. voir → irregular past participle: vu
  5. avoir → irregular past participle: eu

Irregular verbs: write the past participles.

  1. Peux-tu répéter ce que tu as  ?[Can you repeat what you said?]|irregular past participle: diredit
  2. Jean a des places de concert à Lucie.[Jean offered Lucie some concert tickets.]|irregular past participle: offriroffert
  3. Il a toute la journée.[It rained all day.]|irregular past participle: pleuvoirplu
  4. Heureusement que tu avais ton parapluie.[Luckily you took your umbrella.]|irregular past participle: prendrepris
  5. Vous avez pour ne pas rater le dernier bus.[You ran to catch the last bus.]|irregular past participle: courircouru

Past participle agreement: choose the correct option.

  1. Mes sœurs sont tôt ce matin.[My sisters left early this morning.]|Past participle conjugated with être: agrees in gender and number with the subject|Mes sœursparties
  2. Il est à la piscine hier.[He went to the pool yesterday.]|Past participle conjugated with être: agrees in gender and number with the subject|Ilallé
  3. Nous avons des bougies car la nuit est rapidement.[We lit the candles because it got dark quickly.]|1. Past participle conjugated with avoir: stays the same|2. Past participle conjugated with être: agrees in gender and number with the subject|la nuit tombée
  4. Regarde les beaux légumes que j’ai au marché ![Look at the lovely vegetables that I bought at the market!]|When the direct object (les légumes) comes before the verb (j’ai achetés), the past participle conjugated with avoir agrees in gender and number|les beaux légumesachetés.
  5. Christine ne s’est pas encore les dents.[Christine hasn’t brushed her teeth yet.]|Past participle conjugated with être and followed by a direct object (les dents): past participle stays the same