TABLE 1 Comparing the Passé Composé and the Imperfect Passé Composé Imperfect Expresses specific actions or events that were started and completed at a definite time in the past (even if the time isn't mentioned). Describes continuous and ongoing actions or events in the past (which may or may not have been completed). Je suis sorti . (I went out.) Il parlait vite . (He was speaking quickly.) Expresses a specific action or event that occurred at a
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.