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Glossary of French II Honors: Imparfait vs Passe Composse

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To tell what happened (completed action)
Passe Compose
After words that indicate a SPECIFIC MOMENT in the past (un jour, une fois, etc.)
Passe Compose
Events that occur in a SPECIFIC TIMEFRAME
Passe Compose
Events that occur WHILE OTHER EVENTS WERE GOING ON
Passe Compose
Actions thats happen in a LISTED SERIES OF EVENTS
Passe Compose
How things WERE in the past
Imparfait
General conditions that SET THE SCENE
Imparfait
Things that used to happen, repeatedly in the past
Imparfait
After words that indicate REPEATED ACTION: toujours, souvent, d'habitude
Imparfait
When something is going on WHEN SOMETHING ELSE HAPPENS
Imparfait
Emotional states; how one SEEMED to be in the pass
Imparfait
Suggestions, with "Si on..."
Imparfait
Giving the EXACT TIME in the past
Imparfait

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