Avoir and etre

Avoir and etre

I saw in the lesson that you say j ai Monte Les escaliers rather than je suis montes Les escaliers  why is this Paul 
Asked 10 months ago
CécileKwiziq language super starCorrect answer

Hi Paul,

As explained in the following lesson -

https://kwiziq.learnfrenchwithalexa.com/revision/grammar/monter-can-be-used-with-avoir-or-etre-in-le-passe-compose-and-changes-meaning

it depends whether the verb 'monter' has an object (transitive) or not .

In this case it has - monter les escaliers - so it will take 'avoir' but if you said 

Je suis monté dans ma chambre = I went up to my bedroom 

it would be 'être' as it has not object (intransitive).

Hope this helps!

Avoir and etre

I saw in the lesson that you say j ai Monte Les escaliers rather than je suis montes Les escaliers  why is this Paul 

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