The imperfect is a past tense that has different applications than the passé compos&Ati

The imperfect is a past tense that has different applications than the passé compos&Ati

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The  imperfect  is a past tense that has different applications than the  passé composé . In certain  circumstances, depending upon the meaning you wish to convey, you have the choice of using either  the imperfect or the  passé composé . Particular words, phrases, and expressions generally indicate  which of these two tenses to use in a given circumstance.  The imperfect (or  l'imparfait ) expresses or describes continued, repeated, habitual actual or  incomplete actions, situations, or events in the past. In other words, the imperfect describes what 
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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.

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