There Are several versions in section three buti don't understand why

CarolB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

There Are several versions in section three buti don't understand why

Why are there versions with que and some without

, sorry my keyboard keeps disappearing

Asked 1 month ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

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.

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

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.

CarolB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Yes I understood the earlier parts, it was in section three that I got reply confused

There Are several versions in section three buti don't understand why

Why are there versions with que and some without

, sorry my keyboard keeps disappearing

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