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imparfait - composé’s two word formation For each...

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Denise Boise Avril 2006 Free powerpoints at http://www.worldofteaching.com
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Like the passé composé,  L’imparfait  is a verb  form  that is also used to describe things that  happened in  the past, but describes how  people or things were or used to be,  conditions as they were or used to be  and actions that took place repeatedly  in the past. Note the following examples:   Je  portais  un jean.   Marc  choisissait  une veste.   Nous  attendions  nos amis.
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The imparfait consists of one word, unlike the passé
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Unformatted text preview: composé’s two word formation. For each verb (except être), the imperfect is formed by dropping the –ons from the nous form conjugation, and then adding the following endings. Nous form of verb, drop the -ons + appropriate endings. The chart below indicates the proper endings to add for each subject pronoun (after finding the nous form’s stem). Je-ais Nous-ions Tu-ais Vous-iez Il-ait Elles-aient Example: Vous aviez faim. Dites ce que les gens suivants faisaient pendant le weekend. Théo Etienne Robert Marc Vous Nous...
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