Success in French Grammar | The Present Perfect (past) Tense

An in-depth study guide with lessons and practice exercises to help you master the present perfect tense in French

Learn to manipulate the French language to allow you to say whatever you want.

What you’ll learn

  • How to form the present perfect tense (aka the past tense) in French.
  • How to make this tense negative.
  • How to form questions (positive and negative) in the past tense.
  • We’ll look at all the irregular verbs and their past participles in French.
  • We’ll tackle a group of verbs called the “Verbs of Movement” and meet a lady called Mrs Van der Tramp.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 3min.
  • Lesson 1 | What is the present perfect tense in English? –> 1 lecture • 4min.
  • Lesson 2 | The present perfect tense in French –> 4 lectures • 15min.
  • Lesson 3 | Forming the past participle –> 3 lectures • 9min.
  • Lesson 4 –> 14 lectures • 43min.
  • Lesson 5 –> 18 lectures • 54min.
  • Lesson 6 –> 5 lectures • 19min.
  • Lesson 7 –> 10 lectures • 29min.
  • Lesson 8 –> 4 lectures • 14min.
  • Lesson 9 –> 24 lectures • 1hr 10min.
  • Lesson 10 –> 18 lectures • 56min.
  • Lesson 11 –> 7 lectures • 26min.
  • Lesson 12 –> 24 lectures • 1hr 4min.
  • Lesson 13 –> 18 lectures • 48min.
  • Lesson 14 –> 7 lectures • 20min.
  • Lesson 15 –> 24 lectures • 57min.
  • Lesson 16 –> 18 lectures • 55min.
  • Lesson 17 –> 7 lectures • 21min.
  • Lesson 18 –> 16 lectures • 48min.
  • Lesson 19 –> 1 lecture • 6min.
  • Lesson 20 –> 9 lectures • 30min.
  • Bonus lecture –> 2 lectures • 2min.

Success in French Grammar | The Present Perfect (past) Tense

Requirements

  • You should be familiar with the French language, but there are no specific prerequisites as everything is explained in detail.

Learn to manipulate the French language to allow you to say whatever you want.

The present perfect tense is a tense you can use to talk about the past. It’s made up of two parts and, in English, it looks like this:

“I have eaten”

“Have you seen Marie”

“We haven’t spoken to Pierre”

“Haven’t they finished?”

With this course, you’ll learn exactly how to use this tense in French.

You’ll learn how to form this tense and manipulate it into the negative and also into questions. We’ll look at regular and irregular verbs as well as the verbs of movement.

With over 2,300 practice exercises, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to master this tense.

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