2 Answered Questions for the topic passé simple


Différence entre le passé simple et le passé composé?

Je sais que le passé simple ne s'emploie presque jamais à l'oral, où il a été remplacé par le passé composé. Cependant, j'ai déjà lu des textes dans lesquels les deux temps ont été employés côte à... more


Why is the passé simple not used in spoken French?

Why has the usage of this tense been confined to literature or formal situations?EDIT: After reading the answers I realize I may have not been clear enough. I understand the fact that some... more

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