Zusammenfassung - tense

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  1. kavita 94.18 Member

    new delhi
    Hindi & English
    While writing a Nacherzählung or Zusammenfassung what tense do we use ??.I have been asked to write the zusammenfassung of a story by Peter bichsel ,but am facing confusing wheather to use präteritum or present tense.
    I heard if the text is set in prateritum one has to use present tense is that so ?? But what if any text is given in present tense itself............................
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2013
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