Il y a des nuages=There are some clouds. C'est nuageux=It' cloudy. Is it correct?

yellamaraju

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4 December 2015

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Il y a des nuages=There are some clouds. C'est nuageux=It' cloudy. Is it correct?

Rih

Kwiziq community member

4 December 2015

4/12/15

yes its correctt

yellamaraju

Kwiziq community member

4 December 2015

4/12/15

The question relates to lesson:"Talking about the weather - il y a"

Rih

Kwiziq community member

4 December 2015

4/12/15

yes i got it ...and in french textes i hv seen both versions so its correct ...for the weather yoy can use "il y a" and "c'est"

FISEHA

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5 December 2015

5/12/15

C'est correct.

yellamaraju

Kwiziq community member

5 December 2015

5/12/15

Merci beaucoup Rhi et FISEHA.

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

8 December 2015

8/12/15

Bonjour yellamaraju, Indeed in French you can use both sentences, "C'est nuageux" and "Il y a des nuages", to express "It's cloudy" in a general way. "Il y a des nuages " can also simply means "There are some clouds", like for example in the sentence "Il y a des nuages dans le ciel.".

yellamaraju

Kwiziq community member

8 December 2015

8/12/15

Thanks Aurélie, It is amply clear. Thanks again

John

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22 January 2018

22/01/18

Can you say 'il fait nuageux' and if so is this more correct than 'c'est nuageux'?

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

25 January 2018

25/01/18

Bonjour John ! Though it seems that some people use it, "il fait nuageux" isn't correct in French. You'll prefer "Le ciel est nuageux" or "Le temps est nuageux", or "C'est nuageux" :) Bonne journée !

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