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French Temporal Adverbs

Adverbes de Temps

French adverbs of time explain when something happens.

actuellement currently
à la fois at the same time
alors then
après after
après-demain the day after tomorrow
aujourd'hui today
auparavant previously, beforehand
aussitôt immediately
autrefois formerly, in the past
avant before
avant-hier the day before yesterday
bientôt soon
cependant meanwhile
d'abord first, at first
de bonne heure early
déjà already, ever
demain tomorrow
depuis since
dernièrement lately
désormais from now/then on
dorénavant from now/then on
enfin at last, finally
en même temps at the same time
ensuite next
hier yesterday
il y a ago
immédiatement immediately
longtemps for a long time
maintenant now
n'importe quand    anytime
précédemment previously
puis then
récemment recently
tard late
tôt early
tout à coup all of a sudden
tout à l'heure a little while ago, in a little while
tout de suite immediately


Types and Placement of French Adverbs

Inversion with adverbs

Telling time in French

Temporal prepositions

Temporal words and phrases

Expressions with "temps"

French Grammar


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