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6 April 2018
To the question (How come) Pauline porte cette robe? My answer 'Comment cela se fait-il que....' is rejected for 'Comment ca se fait'. Yet in the lesson we are told that my answer is the more 'elegant' French. Please explain.
This relates to:Comment ça se fait ? / Comment se fait-il que... ? = How come? / How is it that...? -
if you examine the lesson carefully you will see toward the end that the correct answer is:
Comment se fait-il que.... OR Comment ça se fait que...
The answer "comment cela se fait-il..." is grammatically not correct even though sometimes used colloquially.
-- Chris (not a native speaker).
I realize that in the beginning of the lesson it seems to say that "comment cela se fait-il?" is more elegant. However this isn't born out later and i. The examples.
I guess this should be clarified in the lesson.
Yes, I know. But that needs to be stated more clearly.
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