CBI 2.22 | Preparavo la cena quando Luca è arrivato
We've now learned both the Perfect Tense and the Imperfect Tense in Italian, but when do you use which tense? In this episode of Coffee Break Italian we'll be talking about "thtooms" and "dum-de-dum-de-dums". This is Mark's method of explaining how you can combine the Perfect Tense and the Imperfect Tense in one sentence to talk about what was happening when something else happened. You'll also learn an alternative translation of the Imperfect which involves beaches at sunset!
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