Duration vs time length

NicoleA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Duration vs time length

Bonjour, 

Hi, I was wondering for the duration part would it be okay to say 

I read in the evening 

Je lire la soiree

And 

I spent the day learning  French 

J'ai passe le jour apprendre francais

Would they be correct if not why?


Thanks

Nicole

Asked 2 years ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Nicole,

Je lis en soirée = I read in the evening → duration

Je lis le soir = I read in the evening → precise moment

J’ai passé la journée à apprendre le français = I spent the day learning French → duration

Le jour de mon accident, j’ai passé trois heures à l’hôpital = the day I had my accident, I spent three hours at the hospital → precise moment

  I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

NicoleA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thank you I will look over your notes :) I appreciate it 

Duration vs time length

Bonjour, 

Hi, I was wondering for the duration part would it be okay to say 

I read in the evening 

Je lire la soiree

And 

I spent the day learning  French 

J'ai passe le jour apprendre francais

Would they be correct if not why?


Thanks

Nicole

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