Kwiziq community member
7 November 2017
Nitpicking correction to the text
Where you write "In order to turn a sentence from active to passive voice, the tense of the auxiliary être must be the same as the tense of the main verb of the active sentence," shouldn't you instead say "the auxiliary VERB" or "the auxiliary VERB ÊTRE/AVOIR", especially since the examples that follow use "avoir" and not "être."
This question relates to:French lesson "Forming La Voix Passive with compound tenses (passive voice)"
Kwiziq language super star
25 January 2018
30 January 2018
Bonjour Don and Sue !@Don : I think your confusion comes from the fact that être itself takes the auxiliary avoir in compound tenses, but in these examples, it is indeed être which is used (and conjugated) in the passive voice :)
@Sue : Could you tell me what sentence it was ? I had a look through the questions, and I haven't found any where the article changes between the two voices.
Bonne journée à tous !
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