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When do you use imperfect tense?

To talk or write about something which took place regularly 'I used to visit my granny every Saturday'
Or something that went on for a long time 'I was listening to my cd'

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How do you conjugate it?

Take the nous part of the present tense- remove the ons and add the special ending for the imperfect tense

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Je ending?

Ais

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Tu ending?

Ais

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Il ending?

Ait

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Nous ending?

Ions

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Vous ending?

Iez

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Ils ending?

Aient

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Etre is different-

J'etais
Tu etais
Il etais. (All have accent on e)
Nous etions
Vous etiez
Ils etaient