What is the difference between "Il fait beau" and "Il fait bon"?

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Paola

Kwiziq community member

10 December 2018

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What is the difference between "Il fait beau" and "Il fait bon"?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Talking about the weather with il fait + [adjective]"

Shrey

Kwiziq community member

11 December 2018

11/12/18

Hi Paola,

If you look at the end of the lesson , the difference between the two is quite imminent.

1.Il fait beau- used when one has to describe how the weather looks (nice)

2.Il fait bon - used when one has to say how the weather is/feels (according to your opinion) as neither too hot nor too cold.

The latter is used in the sense "It is warm"

Hope this helps!

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

11 December 2018

11/12/18

Hi Paola,

If I may add to Varsha's excellent answer -

I would say that 'il fait beauis how the weather looks to you, sunny, blue skies etc..

'Il fait bon' is how it feels to you, temperature etc ...

Hope this helps!

Shrey

Kwiziq community member

11 December 2018

11/12/18

Merci Madame Cécile  pour la clarification

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