Présentation au sujet: "Le Passé Composé et limparfait You might say its an imperfect."— Transcription de la présentation:
Le Passé Composé et limparfait You might say its an imperfect
Limparfait This is the « used to tense » – Formed by taking the nous form of the verb – Cut off the ons – Add Aisions Aisiez Aitaient
The only exception: etre – Étaisétions – Étaisétiez – Étaitétaient
Use 1 of the imperfect Les conditions – This is setting the stage. This describes the stage before the actors get on it. Il faisait beau Il pleuvait Il faisait du soleil Il était le 4 juin Il était 4 heures
Imparfait Les conditions: – Le temps, – La date – Lheure – Le paysage – Le décor
Concept in english The sky was red when Joe came in – Whats the description in this sentence? IMP – What is the main action? P.C. – The house was quiet when Mary fell. What is the description? What is the main action?
En français Il faisait beau quand la cloche a sonné. – Sonner – to sound – Il y avait une tronçonneuse quand jai entendu les histoires. What is background? What is a definite action?
In Notebooks Il ____________ mauvais quand Henri ___________ (venir) Le champ _____________ silencieux quand on ____________ (shot the gun) Il _______________ nuit quand lhomme __________ (venir avec un épée).
The side of the room with Dr. Ladds desk is P.C. and the other side is imp
Move for each blank, even if not a whole sentence. 1. Il _____________ (pleuvoir) quand 3. Madame ______________ lhippopotame.
Write these out: 1. The sky was dark when the man came. His glasses were brown. He had a sword (une épée). It was 3 oclock when he came. His hat was red. He found the house without a problem. The house was quiet and big. The lights were not on (allumer). The chimney was not small. The Christmas tree was in the living room when he gave the gifts.
2. The city was quiet when the sun woke up. Marc slept in an appartment that was too small. His face was sad. The appartment was dirty (sale) when he woke up. He washed his face in his sink that was dirty. It was 3 pm when he left the appartment. His job was far away.
Discussion With 8 oclock partner: P1: It was cold when I left this morning. P2: It was warm when I left. P1: Well, my house was cold when I left. P2: It was 5 oclock when I woke up this morning. P1: It was 3 oclock when I woke up today. P2: It was nice out yesterday. P1: I was in Paris, it wasnt nice out there!