Describing life when I was younger (Part 2/2)

In this lesson we use regular imperfect tense verbs in three persons and the verb 'être' in the imperfect tense to describe what we used to do when we were younger.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What do we use the imperfect tense to describe?

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Q2.How do we form the 'imperfect stem'?

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Q3.What do imperfect tense verbs end in in the 'I' form?

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Q4.How do you say 'I was playing/I used to play'?

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Q5.How do you say 'I was living/I used to live'?

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Q6.How do we say 'I used to hate' (we hate = nous détestons)?

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Q7.How do we say 'I used to eat' (we eat = nous mangeons)?

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The next 7 questions cover some very common words you will need in French in KS4. These words are very important because they give away or subtly change the meaning of a sentence. Select the correct meaning for each word. When you get your score, check your answers and write down any of these words that you didn't know.
 
Q8.depuis

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Q9.ainsi

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Q10.heure

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Q11.seul

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Q12.année

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Q13.toujours

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Q14.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What do we use the imperfect tense to describe?

1/14

Q2.How do we form the 'imperfect stem'?

2/14

Q3.What do imperfect tense verbs end in in the 'I' form?

3/14

Q4.How do you say 'I was playing/I used to play'?

4/14

Q5.How do you say 'I was living/I used to live'?

5/14

Q6.How do we say 'I used to hate' (we hate = nous détestons)?

6/14

Q7.How do we say 'I used to eat' (we eat = nous mangeons)?

7/14

The next 7 questions cover some very common words you will need in French in KS4. These words are very important because they give away or subtly change the meaning of a sentence. Select the correct meaning for each word. When you get your score, check your answers and write down any of these words that you didn't know.
 
Q8.depuis

8/14

Q9.ainsi

9/14

Q10.heure

10/14

Q11.seul

11/14

Q12.année

12/14

Q13.toujours

13/14

Q14.

14/14

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Quiz:

Describing life when I was younger [2/2]

Plenary quiz

Q1.Why do we use the imperfect tense?

1/14

Q2.How do we form the imperfect tense?

2/14

Q3.How do you say 'I used to go'?

3/14

Q4.How do you say 'you used to like'?

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Q5.How do you say 'He was/He used to be'?

5/14

Q6.How do you say 'She used to wear'?

6/14

Q7.How do you say 'We used to hate'?

7/14

The next 7 questions cover some very common words you will need in French in KS4. These words are very important because they give away or subtly change the meaning of a sentence. Select the correct meaning for each word. When you get your score, check your answers and write down any of these words that you didn't know.
 
Q8.tu

8/14

Q9.lieu

9/14

Q10.quand

10/14

Q11.contre

11/14

Q12.sous

12/14

Q13.à côté de

13/14

Q14.côté

14/14

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Describing life when I was younger [2/2]

Plenary quiz

Q1.Why do we use the imperfect tense?

1/14

Q2.How do we form the imperfect tense?

2/14

Q3.How do you say 'I used to go'?

3/14

Q4.How do you say 'you used to like'?

4/14

Q5.How do you say 'He was/He used to be'?

5/14

Q6.How do you say 'She used to wear'?

6/14

Q7.How do you say 'We used to hate'?

7/14

The next 7 questions cover some very common words you will need in French in KS4. These words are very important because they give away or subtly change the meaning of a sentence. Select the correct meaning for each word. When you get your score, check your answers and write down any of these words that you didn't know.
 
Q8.tu

8/14

Q9.lieu

9/14

Q10.quand

10/14

Q11.contre

11/14

Q12.sous

12/14

Q13.à côté de

13/14

Q14.côté

14/14

Lesson summary: Describing life when I was younger (Part 2/2)

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