French Imperfect Tense

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The imperfect tense is used to describe things that used happened regularly in the past (I used to eat toast every morning/When she was young, she visited her grandma everyday).

It is also used to talk about what something was like in the past.

Regular verbs

All verbs take the NOUS form of the present tense, (eg. AVOIR- Nous avons) then DROP the 'nous' and the -ons and add the imperfect endings. 

Je: -ais

Tu: -ais

Il/elle: -ait


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