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Kwiziq community member
14 July 2018
It is sunny.
What is the correct translation in French of “It is sunny”?
Is it “Il fait beau” or “Il fait du soleil”?
Kwiziq language super star
15 July 2018
Both are correct and you will hear both.
The French tend to equate good weather with sunny weather, so 'il fait beau' will normally mean that the sun is shining.
'If fait chaud', will put emphasis on a high temperature.
Hope this helps!
16 July 2018
Many thanks Cécile.
I posed the question because in a recent test I was asked to translate “ in case it is sunny”.
I wrote “au cas où il ferait du soleil”, which was marked partially correct.
Apparently the answer should have been “ au cas où il ferait beau”.
17 July 2018
....In this case , Alan, 'au cas où il ferait beau ' is the only one that sounds right to me.
Hard to justify....
I shall remember that in future.
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