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Asked by Georgia · 2 years ago

In French , does anyone know how to easily know when to use the perfect and when to use the imperfect tense? Thank you?

The perfect tense is generally used when the action happened in the and didn't last a long time for example "j'ai bu un verre d'eau", "J'ai fais mes devoirs" etc. The imperfect tense however tends to be used when discussing actions that happened over a period of time and is now finished or you don't do it anymore, for example "je passais la journée à la maison" or "Quand j'étais petit(e) je faisai... more

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Asked by Shakera · 2 years ago

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

The perfect tense is about an event which is done and over. Also "j'ai lu" can be translated by both "I read" or "I have read" depending on the context. The imperfect is about duration, habits, repetition or descriptions. "Je lisais" can be translated by "I was reading" or " I used to read". The imperfect is also the past tense usually used when talking about the weather, time or age. ("Quand j'a... more

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Asked by Paul · 2 years ago

Is there anything that I can use to help me practice my french accent?

As you already received a few interesting answers, I would like to add that in order for you to improve faster, you need to adapt to your own level and go step by step in the learning process. If you are not yet able to understand the French accent very well, I suggest that you watch Hollywood movies dubbed in French with English subtitles. When you are more able to understand the vocabulary but n... more

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Asked by Caterina · 2 years ago

Who knows any techniques to memorize fast words in a new language?

Practice, practice & practice! Speak to others in the language you are learning as much as possible. Record yourself and listen back to this whilst doing mundane tasks (e.g cleaning or driving) Use apps like Quizlet to create flash cards and revisit these every night before sleeping or early in the morning

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Asked by Hamza · 2 years ago

How do I rest properly during exam season?

In addition to having a balanced diet, exercising, sleeping well, and being well organized about your agenda... The most important thing is not to stress! Remember that no matter what happens, you will be ok. Don't think of the exam as the ultimate door to I don't know what... Relax, chill, and have a nice walk. Yes, you have the time for a walk. Pressure and stress can reduce your concentration a... more

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