|Sophie|| Salut, John.
|John|| Salut, Sophie.
|Sophie|| Qu'est-ce que tu as fait ce weekend?
what-is-it that you have done this weekend
|What did you do over the weekend?|
|John|| Je suis allé à Toulouse.
I am went to Toulouse
|I went to the Toulouse!|
| J'ai visité un musée
I-have visited a museum
|I visited a museum.|
| et j'ai mangé du pain.
and I-have eaten of-the bread
|And I ate some bread.|
|Sophie|| Très bien!
|John|| Sophie, qu'est-ce que tu as fait ce weekend?
Sophie what-is-it that you have does this weekend
|Sophie, what did you do over the weekend?|
|Sophie|| J’étais à la maison.
weekend at the house
|I was at home.|
| J'ai lu un livre, et j'ai regardé la télévision.
I-have read a book and I-have watched the television
|I read a book, and watched television.|
| J'ai regardé un film au cinéma aussi. |
I-have watched a film at-the cinema also
|I also watched a movie in the movie theater.|
In French, the past tense is formed with the verb ai or suis plus a past participle. To show how the past tense is formed, here is a comparison of phrases expressing [I want to perform some action] compared to [I performed some action].
The formation of the past tense for the second person singular is as follows:
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