A minor quibble on the English

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A minor quibble on the English

In the following part of the lesson

Note that with the following expressions of opinion, the mode of the following verb changes whether the opinion is expressed in an affirmative or negative form (using negative structures like ne...pas etc).

I believe the addition of "in accordance with" between "changes" and "whether" would obviate listening for "or not", which does not appear, and thereby throwing off the student. Alas, it through me. Thus rephrased text would therefore be

Note that with the following expressions of opinion, the mode of the following verb changes IN ACCORDANCE WITH whether the opinion is expressed in an affirmative or negative form (using negative structures like ne...pas etc).

Asked 1 month ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Max,

Thank you for your suggestion! It has now been added to the lesson.  ;-)

Merci et bonne journée !

A minor quibble on the English

In the following part of the lesson

Note that with the following expressions of opinion, the mode of the following verb changes whether the opinion is expressed in an affirmative or negative form (using negative structures like ne...pas etc).

I believe the addition of "in accordance with" between "changes" and "whether" would obviate listening for "or not", which does not appear, and thereby throwing off the student. Alas, it through me. Thus rephrased text would therefore be

Note that with the following expressions of opinion, the mode of the following verb changes IN ACCORDANCE WITH whether the opinion is expressed in an affirmative or negative form (using negative structures like ne...pas etc).

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