Presentation on theme: "Imparfait et passé composé"— Presentation transcript:
1 Imparfait et passé composé Une histoireImparfait et passé composé
2 You will demonstrate your knowledge of the past tense by writing a short story using both the passé composé and the imperfect tenses.It can be written in the first person or third person.Include illustrations and narrate the story with fluency and accurate pronunciation
3 Setting the stageBegin by setting the stage. This portion will be written in the imperfect tense.What time was it?Where was the main character?Describe the surroundings and what was happening.What was the weather like?
4 Setting the stage What were other characters in the middle of doing? What actions and activities were in progress?How was the main character feeling physically and emotionally?
5 What happened?Continue your story by telling what happened? This portion will be written in the passé composé.What was or were the main event(s)?What specific events happened?Use sequence words to move the story along:
6 The main event(s) Ensuite, puis, après ça, finalement Donc: therefore Alors: soA ce moment-là: At that pointBref: anywayHeureusement: fortunatelyMalheureusement: unfortunately
7 Verbs to use:Vandertrampp verbs are good for moving the story forward.Tomber, mourir, descendre, entrer, sortir, partir, rentrer, aller, venir, monter, arriverSee your list of common irregular verbs and stemsRegular –er, -ir and –re verbs
8 se casserse dépêcherse brosserse rasers’habillerse reposerconduireécriretomber
9 mourirvoirheurter: to run intotraverser: to crosss’écraser: to crash intoSauter: to jumpRenverser: to spillTourner: to turn
10 Se couperSe foulerDéchirerPerdreRencontrerentendre