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Compound Tenses.

I have not yet received his answer.-You should

encore, adv.

have (been writing) your theme this

faire, v.

réponse, f.
morning, instead
matin, m. au lieu, p.

of playing. He has entertained the hope of living here

de jouer.

good advice


She ought to have thanked

he gave her.

vivre, v. ici, adv.

remercier, v.

him for the de, P.

Your uncle should not have oncle, m.

all his life. vie, f.

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to pay one-half

la moitié, f.

of the expenses.

à Iwould have owed him one hundred livres.-I

your pardon*, I ought not to have made you

livre, f.

faire, v.


frais, m. pl.


demander, v.

wait SO

attendre, v. si

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Je ne

Je n'ai pas vendu, I have not sold.

Compound of the Imperfect. J'avais vendu, I had sold. tu avais vendu, thou hadst sold. il avait vendu, he had sold. nous avions vendu, we had sold. vous aviez vendu, you had sold. ils avaient vendu, they had sold.


vendais pas, I did not sell. Je n'avais pas vendu, I had n. s.


Je vendis, I sold.

tu vendis, thou soldest.
il vendit, he sold.
nous vendimes, we sold.
vous vendites, you sold.
ils vendirent, they sold.

Compound of the Preterite.

J'eus vendu, I had sold.
tu eus vendu, thou hadst sold.
il eut vendu, he had sold.
nous eúmes vendu, we had sold.
vous eûtes vendu, you had sold.
ils eurent vendu, they had sold.


Je ne vendis pas, I did not sell. Je n'eus pas vendu, I had &c.


Je vendrai, I shall or will sell.
tu vendras, thou wilt sell.
il vendra, he will sell.
nous vendrons, we shall sell.
vous vendrez, you will sell.
ils vendront, they will sell.

Compound of the Future.

J'aurai vendu, I will have sold.
tu auras vendu, thou wilt &c.
il aura vendu, he will have sold.
nous aurons vendu, we will &c.
vous aurez vendu, you will &c.
ils auront vendu, they will &c.


Je ne vendrai pas, I shall or Je n'aurai pas vendu, I shall not will not sell.

have sold.


Je vendrais, I should or would

tu vendrais, thou wouldst sell.
il vendrait, he would sell.
nous vendrions, we should sell.
vous vendriez, you would sell.
ils vendraient, they would sell.

Compound of the Conditional.

J'aurais vendu, I should or would
have sold.

tu aurais vendu, thou &c.
il aurait vendu, he would &c.
nous aurions vendu, we &c.
vous auriez vendu, you &c.
ils auraient vendu, they &c.


Je ne vendrais pas, I should Je n'aurais pas vendu, I should not have sold.

not sell.



Vends, sell thou.
qu'il vende, let him sell.
qu'elle vende, let her sell.
vendons, let us sell.
vendez, sell (ye or you).
qu'ils vendent, let them sell.


Ne vends pas, do not sell.
qu'il ne vende pas, let him &c.
qu'elle ne vende pas, let her &c.
ne vendons pas, let us not sell.
ne vendez pas, sell not.

qu'ils ne vendent pas, let them &c.



Que je vende, that I may sell.

Compound of the Present.

Que j'aie vendu, that I may have

que tu vendes, that thou mayest que tu aies vendu, that thou

qu'il vende, that he may sell.

que nous vendions, that we may sell.

que vous vendiez, that you may sell.

qu'ils vendent, that they may


mayest have sold.
qu'il ait vendu, that he may have


que nous ayons vendu, that we
may have sold.

que vous ayez vendu, that you
may have sold.

qu'ils aient vendu, that they may
have sold.


Que je ne vende pas, that I Que je n'aie pas vendu, that I may not sell.

may not have sold.

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Que je vendisse, that I might sell.

que tu vendisses, that thou mightest sell.

qu'il vendit, that he might sell.

que nous vendissions, that we might sell.

que vous vendissiez, that you might sell.

qu'ils vendissent, that they might sell.

Compound of the Imperfect.

Que j'eusse vendu, that I might have sold.

que tu eusses vendu, that thou mightest have sold.

qu'il eût vendu, that he might have sold.

que nous eussions vendu, that we might have sold.

que vous eussiez vendu, that you might have sold.

qu'ils eussent vendu, that they might have sold.


Que je ne vendisse pas, that I Que je n'eusses pas vendu, that I might not sell.

might not have sold.

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not you forbid her to go there?-They sell bad défendre, v. lui de aller, v.


IMP.-Did I not interrupt him

mauvais, adj.

while he was (p. 139-2)

interromp-re, v. pendant que, c.

answering them?-She was melting into tears, when

fond-re, v.

en, p. larme, f. time?

You were

you arrived. Were we not losing our

répond-re, v. leur

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perd-re, v.
nets. Did
filet, m. (139-2)

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mœurs, f. pl.

PRET. (As soon as) I had received my money, I

Dès que, c.

returned them what they had lent me. Did he not

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FUT.-I shall shear my flock (in the) month of

tond-re, v.

troupeau, m. au

mord-re, v.

May. If you do not take care, the dog will bite you.-
Mai, m.
ne prenez, v. garde, f.
Shall we not lose, if we play?—You will melt it, if you

fond-re, v.

put it into the fire. No, I will not.-They shall not hear

mettez, v. dans, p,

me (any more.)

plus, adv.



rend-re, v.

COND. PRES.-Should I not do him the justice



deserves?-Would he not interrupt you? We would

mériter, v.

defend them if we could.

Why would you not

défend-re, v.

le pouvions, v.

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answer me, if I were speaking to you ?—Should not

my brother have returned the money?


rend-re, v.


Return that book to him.-Let her not come down.-Let Rend-re

us (give in) our accounts faithfully.

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