"C'est un Anglais". Is it correct to use capital 'a' in this sentence?

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Joan

Kwiziq community member

27 February 2019

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"C'est un Anglais". Is it correct to use capital 'a' in this sentence?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Nationalities differ depending on whether you're a man or a woman (adjectives)"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

27 February 2019

27/02/19

Hi Joan,

‘ C’est un Anglais’ means, ‘He is an English man‘ (person from that country) which has a capital letter.

If you said ‘Il est anglais’,  it wouldn’t as it would be the adjective ‘English’ , which in French doesn’t have a capital letter.

A bit confusing I know...

Hope this helps!

Joan

Kwiziq community member

28 February 2019

28/02/19

Merci beaucoup

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