Learn about être – to be in the present tense

    Learn about être in the present in French. You need to know it well to be able to use the passé composé (Perfect tense) in French. Read and listen carefully and check the translations. You can hide the French or English to help you test yourself.

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    Je suis
    I am
    Tu es
    You are
    Il est
    He is
    Elle est
    She is
    On est
    One is
    Nous sommes
    We are
    Vous êtes
    You are (More than one or formal)
    Ils sont
    They are (male or male and female)
    Elles sont
    They have (female only)

    Elsewhere on the web - BBC Bitesize

    Check the BBC Bitesize guide about verbs with être in the perfect tense.


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