Why are there versions with que and some without
, sorry my keyboard keeps disappearing
When you ask about a specific noun, there are three ways to pose the question:
C'est quoi le Louvre? -- What is the Louvre?Qu'est-ce que c'est le Louvre?Qu'est-ce que c'est que le Louvre?
The first and third option are a bit more colloquial than the second one.
They are different ways to ask: "What is this?" Some use que and others don't. For example:
C'est quoi? versus Qu'est-ce que c'est?
Literally, c'est quoi? means "This is what?" And qu'est-ce que c'est? is "What is it that this is?" This also ties in with the different ways to pose a question in French.
You might find it helpful to read the discussion of this topic at the bottom of the lesson.
Yes I understood the earlier parts, it was in section three that I got reply confused
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