Past Participles of Regular Verbs

The past participles of regular verbs are formed by dropping the infinitive endings, as shown in Table 1.

The past participles of shoe verbs require no spelling change within their stems (forms to which endings are added):

  • voyager (to travel) Vous avez voyagé. (You traveled.)

  • avancer (to advance) L'auto a avancé. (The car advanced.)

  • payer (to pay) Ils ont payé. (They paid.)

  • acheter (to buy) J'ai acheté un pantalon. (I bought pants.)

  • appeler (to call) A‐t‐elle appelé? (Did she call?)

  • célébrer (to celebrate) Il a célébré son anniversaire. (He celebrated his birthday.)