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Are there more grammatical explanation?

Myth S.A1Kwiziq community member

Are there more grammatical explanation?

Especially those with "que" followed by noun.
I can still wrap my mind around and understand "Qu'est-ce que c'est?", but "Qu'est-ce que c'est que un stylo", how are they connected with "que"? 

Forgive me if I wrote some sentence wrong, it's really kind of weird for me to remember 😂

Asked 3 weeks ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Myth,

That's a fair question! ;-)

The first "que" (i.e Qu') means "what" while the other two (i.e que) mean "that" as explained in the lesson:  what is it that it is that ...

Qu'est-ce que c'est qu'un stylo ? = What's a pen? (What is it that it is that pen?)

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Don't attempt a word-by-word translation of that. Just take it as an idiom.

Are there more grammatical explanation?

Especially those with "que" followed by noun.
I can still wrap my mind around and understand "Qu'est-ce que c'est?", but "Qu'est-ce que c'est que un stylo", how are they connected with "que"? 

Forgive me if I wrote some sentence wrong, it's really kind of weird for me to remember 😂

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