Susan suggested a great mnemonic not to mix up être and faire in the passé simple :

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

25 November 2016

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Susan suggested a great mnemonic not to mix up être and faire in the passé simple :

"faire has an "i," être does not, so the passé simple of faire would have an "i," and the passé simple of être would not. It's a bit simplistic, but it helped me keep the two verbs straight until I didn't have to think about which was which any more."

This relates to:
Conjugate faire in Le Passé Simple -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

25 November 2016

25/11/16

Hope it helps !

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