Use of etre

PaulA1Kwiziq community member

Use of etre

Please will someone enlighten as to when, where or how the verb 'etre' is used in the following sentences: C'est du sel de Guérande ? -Non, ce n'est pas du sel de Guérande.
Asked 3 years ago
GruffKwiziq team memberCorrect answer
Hi Paul - I'm not sure if I've understood your question but 'est' (in C'est and Ce n'est pas) is être.
PaulA1Kwiziq community member
Many thanks Gruff. Of course you are correct. Still struggling with etre and avoir.
GruffKwiziq team member
Pleasure. In that case, I'd suggest you add these two lessons to your notebook:
Conjugate être in Le Présent (present tense)">Conjugate être in Le Présent (present tense)">Conjugate être in Le Présent (present tense)">Conjugate être in Le Présent (present tense)

Conjugate avoir in Le Présent (present tense)">Conjugate avoir in Le Présent (present tense)">Conjugate avoir in Le Présent (present tense)">Conjugate avoir in Le Présent (present tense)

There are add buttons on the lessons, and then you can go to your notebook (the bookmark icon in the top right) and practise them from there.

Just keep kwizzing until you feel you've mastered them.

Hope that helps.
KarenA1Kwiziq community member

Hi Paul,

C'est is the contraction of ce est. Est is third person singular form of être.

Use of etre

Please will someone enlighten as to when, where or how the verb 'etre' is used in the following sentences: C'est du sel de Guérande ? -Non, ce n'est pas du sel de Guérande.

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