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FrenchPod101.com
Friday at 6:30 pm
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Bonjour FrenchPod101 listeners!

Don't you just enjoy that time of the day, when you finally get to go home from school or work?

Tell us all about what you like doing, when returning home - in French!

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Friday at 6:10 pm
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Hello Amir,


That's a really good question ! The imparfait describes past situations, while the passé composé narrates specific events.

The imparfait is used for a description, a talk or an habit. The action is not finished : "Quand il était stressé, il faisait le ménage".(When he was stressed, he used to clean) => it's an habit


For the passé composé the action is finished :" A cause du stress, il a fait le ménage" (Due to stress, he cleaned).

He did it once, it is not an usual action.


I hope everything is clear ! If not, let me know !


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Marie Alice

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Amir
Thursday at 6:54 pm
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Hi

What is the difference between the imperfect tense and the past tense, or how do we distinguish between it?


coz in the lesson notes one can find it written:


Le bébé dormait sur la couvert ure.

"The baby slept on the blanket."


and


Le bébé a dormi sur la

couverture.

"The baby slept on the

blanket."


when to use domait and when to use dormi?

FrenchPod101.comVerified
Tuesday at 6:42 pm
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Hello yyeak7792,


Thank you for poiting this out!

I'm forwarding your comment to my team and come back to you as soon as it's fixed.

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Mélanie

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yyeak7792
Thursday at 5:34 pm
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In Lesson Materials, file "L'homme se douche dans la douche." cannot play correct. I just heard around "L'homme se douche pense" and it finished. Please correct it for me.

FrenchPod101.comVerified
Tuesday at 10:46 am
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Salut Eddie,


The video seems to be working fine. Can you please try playing it again, or downloading it before watching?

Another suggestion is to watch it using Google Chrome, since our videos work better with this browser.


Please let me know if that works, or if you have any further comment or question!

Paloma

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Eddie Rahal
Sunday at 8:26 am
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I can't watch tis and the other videos. Why?

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Monday at 5:30 pm
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Hi Cristhian,

Is the video still not working for you?

If not, can you let us know what OS and browser you are using? Also, is it only this video, or every other video as well?


Please let us know more info when you can, thank you!


Jessi

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Cristhian
Monday at 2:51 am
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I can't watch the video, doesn't work.

lauren p
Friday at 3:06 am
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this is the most difficult lesson i think i have done yet. there is a lot of vocab. but the words are words that i would use every day so i find them very helpful. the only thing is that i wish that some of the words could be slowed down so that it is easier to understand how to say them. but other than that great lesson with a lot of every day words that everyone needs! :wink: