In french, the perfect tense is created by the corresponding person in the present tense of either avoir or etre, plus the past participle.
Verbs which take etre[edit | edit source]
The verbs taking etre are MRS VANDERTRAMP verbs, and reflexives.
Forming the perfect tense[edit | edit source]
The present tense of avoir/etre + the past particple. For example:
- I came = Je suis venu
- I wanted = J'ai voulu
- I shat= j'ai shize