Adjectives after c'est are masculine


Kwiziq community member

12 July 2017

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Adjectives after c'est are masculine

Yet the examples state: "C'est une jolie robe," and "C'est une bonne nageuse." Why is the feminine used here?

This question relates to:
French lesson "C'est vs il/elle est: Saying it is"


Kwiziq language super star

13 July 2017


Bonjour Tamani, When c'est is followed only by an adjective, it's masculine: C'est joli, C'est bon, C'est intéressant. When it's followed by a noun and adjective, as in your examples, the adjective follows the normal rules of agreement.


Kwiziq language super star

14 July 2017


Thanks to your question Tamani, I've now updated the related lesson to remove any ambiguity :) Merci et à bientôt !


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15 July 2017


I'm glad I've made an impact! Merci!


Kwiziq community member

3 November 2017


Hi Aurèlie, what did you change in the lesson because after reading it several times I still had the same question as Tamani, although your response did answer my question. Thanks

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