Conditional Perfect

French conditional perfectTo talk about something that would, could, or should have happened—but didn't—you need the conditional perfect, also known as the past conditional.

   

   

   

   

   

   

Development of the French Language

French language developmentFrench is a Romance language, but it has a number of characteristics that set it apart from the other members of its linguistic family. Here is an extremely simplified synopsis of its development.