Souvenirs de Paris

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How to describe your childhood memories – Décrire vos souvenirs d’enfance!

Je me rappelle: I remember

Je ne me rappelle plus de grand chose! I can’t remember much!

Quand j’étais jeune: when I was young

Quand nous étions enfants: when we were children

Note that you will use the ‘imperfect tense’ to describe the events that ‘used to’ happen.

Mon frère faisait beaucoup de bêtises

My brother used to do stupid things.

Maman le grondait souvent.

Mum used to tell him off often.

Nous allions souvent à Paris voir mon oncle André.

We used to go to Paris to see my uncle André.

On allait se promener le long de la Seine.

We used to go for a walk by the Seine

Je me rappelle qu’il s’arrêtait pour discuter un brin avec les bouquinistes.

I remember he used to stop and have a small chat with the second-hand booksellers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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