Unformatted text preview: • How long had he been living in Paris before his marriage? • Il y avait deux ans qu'il y habitait. • Ça faisait deux ans qu'il y habitait. • He had been living there for two years. The following words and expressions often require the use of the imperfect because they usually imply repetitious or habitual past actions: • autrefois (formerly) • chaque jour ( semaine, mois, année ) (each [every] day [week, month, year]) • de temps à autre (from time to time) • de temps en temps (from time to time) • d'habitude (usually) • d'ordinaire (usually, generally) • en ce temps-là (at that time...
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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.
- Spring '08