Can you use 'ainsi que' at the beginning of a sentence?

ChristofidemiKwiziq community member

Can you use 'ainsi que' at the beginning of a sentence?

Asked 9 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Christofidemi,

You could use 'ainsi que' at the beginning of a sentence but traditionally it will go in the middle comparing the two elements it links -

e.g.

Le français ainsi que l'italien dérivent du latin = French as well as Italian derive from Latin

Ainsi que l'italien et l'espagnol, le Français dérive du latin.

Note how the verb then agrees differently.

Hope this helps!

 

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