Use of etre

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 10 years ago
GruffKwiziq language super starCorrect 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.
Many thanks Gruff. Of course you are correct. Still struggling with etre and avoir.
GruffKwiziq language super star
Pleasure. In that case, I'd suggest you add these two lessons to your notebook:
https://french.kwiziq.com/revision/grammar/conjugate-etre-in-le-present-present-tense

https://french.kwiziq.com/revision/grammar/conjugate-irregular-avoir-in-le-present-the-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.

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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