After revising the Perfect Tense, The Pluperfect tense should be easy as it follows the same rules. Only, we are referring to an earlier period in life:
J’ai regardé un film=I watched ( have watched ) a film.
j’avais regardé un film=I had watched a film.
As you will see in the link below, the same verbs which are conjugated with ETRE in the Perfect tense take the auxiliary verb ETRE in the Pluperfect:
Why not enjoy the following animation in the Perfect Tense and try to put it into the Pluperfect tense?http://goanimate.com/videos/0NnfTGpxHT5c
And back to the Perfect. Are we sure we know the differences between the Perfect and the Imperfect? Which would we use for suggestions and wishes in the past?
Imperfect -Special Uses: What if?:
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