Unformatted text preview: Il part tout à l'heure . (He's leaving soon.) • To express an event that began in the past and is continuing in the present, use the following formula: present tense + depuis + expression of time • Je souffre depuis hier . (I've been suffering since yesterday.) • The construction il y a + expression of time + que + present tense also expresses an action begun in the past and continuing in the present: • • Il y a six ans qu'elle danse . (She's been dancing for six years.)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08