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Tense shift

Anne D.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Tense shift

Can someone please clarify why the tenses jump from imperfect to present in the final sentence? Thanks!

Asked 1 year ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Anne,

This particular exercise is an extract from a novel. The use of Le Present following the use of L'Imparfait is a rather modern stylistic choice. It is true that it does ring a little strange...

We've decided to change the tenses in this last bit to be more inkeeping with the rest of the text. Bear with us while we're making the changes ;-)

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Anne, 

Just to let you know that the changes have now been made.

Bonne Continuation !

Anne D.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Many thanks!

Tense shift

Can someone please clarify why the tenses jump from imperfect to present in the final sentence? Thanks!

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