3 Answered Questions for the topic temps grammatical

Temps Grammatical French Passé Simple Grammaire

06/23/19

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
Temps Grammatical French Usage Oral

03/29/19

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
Temps Grammatical French Prononciation Conjugaison

03/14/19

Pronunciation of -ai(s) verbal endings / Prononciation des terminaisons en -ai(s)?

When speaking in the first person (*je*), is there a difference when pronouncing a verb conjugated in the *futur* and *passé simple* (*-ai*) and in the *conditional* and *imparfait* (*-ais*)? For... more

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