In this French grammar lesson we will learn about rester conjugation in the passe composé.
Rester means “to stay/to remain” and is a regular -er verb.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how rester is conjugated in French
- how rester is pronounced in French
- how rester is used in sentences in French
- how you can quiz yourself on rester conjugation in the passé composé
- how to practice with flashcards on rester conjugation in the passé composé
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Please refer to the French A2 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar if you are curious about how rester fits in French A2 grammar.
By the end of the lesson you will know all about rester conjugation in the passé composé.
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Rester Conjugation in the Passé Composé
|je||suis||resté – e|
|tu||es||resté – e|
|il/elle/on||est||resté – e|
|nous||sommes||resté – e – s|
|vous||êtes||resté – e – s|
|ils/elles||sont||resté – e – s|
Pronunciation of Rester Conjugations
In this section on rester conjugation in the passé composé we will focus on pronunciation.
There is 1 important rule to take into account when we want to pronounce a rester conjugation in the passé composé.
- The particip passé is pronounced in the same way for all the verbs, whether they be singular or plural, or masculine or feminine. Thus, you don’t pronounce the second e and the s in the particip passé. The last letter that you will hear is the é.
Je suis resté
Je suis restée
Nous sommes restés
Nous sommes restées
As you can see the particip passé has the same pronunciation for the singular and the plural options.
Example Sentences with Rester Conjugation in the Passé Composé
The final section of this lesson on rester conjugation in the passé composé is about seeing rester in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of rester conjugation in the passé composé through examples.
Je suis resté à la maison.
I stayed at home.
Pourquoi est-ce que tu es resté à la maison hier ?
Why did you stay at home yesterday?
Elle est restée célibataire toute sa vie.
She remained single all her life.
Nous sommes restés chez nos amis.
We stayed with our friends.
Combien de temps êtes-vous restés ?
How long did you stay?
Elles sont restées éveillées toute la nuit.
They stayed awake all night.
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