If I say "I have been living in Paris for 4 years" is it correct to say either:
#1 J'habite à Paris depuis quatre ans or #2 J'ai été habiter à Paris quatre ans.
It depends on the situation -
If you have been living in Paris for four years and it is still going on, you will use the present tense + depuis:
J'habite Paris depuis 4 ans.
If however, you don't live there anymore but you lived there for four years you will use the perfect tense + pendant and say :
J'ai habité Paris pendant 4 ans.
Take a look at the following Kwiziq lesson for more examples -
Hope this helps!
It depends. If you still live there, it is not correct to #1.
One is in le passé compossé and the other in l'imparfait
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