When is passé simple used?

When is passé simple used?

Asked 2 years ago
Only in written french instead of the passé composé, books, newspapers etc. Can be useful to sidestep all the pesky agreement rules in the passé composé.
AurélieKwiziq language super star
@Merrilyn Here is a link to our glossary article on Passé Simple: https://kwiziq.learnfrenchwithalexa.com/revision/glossary/verb-tense-mood/the-french-simple-past-le-passe-simple @Nicholas That's an interesting point of view, I never thought of that :)

When is passé simple used?

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