The hardest thing to figure out about the passé composé and the imparfait is when to use which. They often work together and are side by side, not only in stories, but often in the same sentence.
This modifiable PowerPoint presentation explains 4 circumstances when one is used rather than the other: complete vs incomplete actions; background vs event; ongoing vs changing states and definite vs indefinite.
Includes conjugation tables for verbs être, avoir and aimer for -er group verbs, as well as group exercises.
Designed to be paired with worksheets https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Etre-avoir-er-verbs-Passe-compose-vs-Imparfait-worksheetquiztest-2549506 and https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Etre-Passe-compose-vs-Imparfait-worksheetquiztest-2547799. Also goes with posters/flash cards https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Imparfait-vs-Passe-compose-cheatsheetposterflash-cards-2559873.
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