Asked by ShakeraFrench 🇫🇷

How do you differentiate when to use the past imperfect and perfect tense?

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David Mageller

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You would use the perfect to talk or write about something which took place once in the past: 'I went to France last year'. You would use the imperfect to talk or write about something which took place regularly: 'I used to visit my granny every Saturday' . You would also use the imperfect to talk about something which went on for a time: 'I was listening to my new CD'. If you're new to the language don't worry too much, you'l get used it and it'll become natural very soon 🇫🇷 Good luck!

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