is passe simple used often in today's times?

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Elizabeth

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14 November 2018

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is passe simple used often in today's times?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Recognising all -er verbs Le Passé Simple (including aller)"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

14 November 2018

14/11/18

Hi Elizabeth,

The passé simple ( past historic) is a narrative tense and is mainly found in literature.

Its equivalent in spoken French is the passé composé...

Hope this helps!

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