Freeform Writing Exercise A1
We have been together for a year = Nous sommes ensemble depuis un an
we are talking about a time span of 12 months rather than weeks or a few months.
Take a look at the following Kwiziq lesson :
An vs année, matin vs matinée, jour vs journée, soir vs soirée to express a time unit or a duration in French
Hope this helps!
There are rules with exceptions.
With more difficult concepts like this, I find a few different approaches to the explanation for English speakers can often be useful. Below are 2 links that might be a good start to supplement the lesson here :
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