Awkward Structure?

MikeB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Awkward Structure?

Quand La Premiere Guerre Mondial a-t-elle commence.  This seems an awkward construction, but perhaps not.  Could one say: La premiere Guerre Mondial quand a-t-elle commence?  Please excuse the lack of punctuation. 

Asked 9 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Mike,

What we are suggesting is the 'proper' way of building such a sentence, but in everyday speech, your version is very acceptable.

La première guerre mondiale, quand a-t-elle commencé ?

You could also say very very collaquially -

Elle a commencé quand, la première guerre mondiale ?

Bonne Continuation !

Awkward Structure?

Quand La Premiere Guerre Mondial a-t-elle commence.  This seems an awkward construction, but perhaps not.  Could one say: La premiere Guerre Mondial quand a-t-elle commence?  Please excuse the lack of punctuation. 

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