c’est bon vs elle est bonne

JordanC1Kwiziq community member

c’est bon vs elle est bonne

One of the tests has this question:

“Cette pomme est bonne.”

“Oui, c’est bon.”

And I fail to understand why “Oui, elle est bonne.” is wrong when we are clearly talking about a specific apple...?

Asked 3 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Jordan,

You can say

Elle est bonne !

referring to a particular apple, but the general comment 

c'est bon ! 

was the point of the quiz.

Vous aimez les gâteaux au chocolat ? 

Oui, c'est bon!

The Kwizzes only test one element at a time so free speech cannot be accepted within the confines of the system.

Bonne Continuation!

 

CécileKwiziq team member

Hi Jordan, 

Was not the quiz testing the use of -

C'est + adjective ?

 

JordanC1Kwiziq community member

It might have been testing that, but I'd still like to know why "elle est bonne" would be wrong here!

MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Was "Elle est bonne" listed as an answer and marked wrong, or just not listed as a possible choice? «Elle est bonne» is correct too (feminine form of adjective to agree with the subject/pronoun, but the lesson and quiz seem to have been focussed on knowing that adjectives after «c'est» are always in masculine form.

JordanC1Kwiziq community member

Thank you for the explanation. I am not sure if "elle est bonne" was a choice at all in that quiz so this might be why I got confused however I am glad to know that it is correct too!

MarkC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Think you are also talking about cette pomme rather than la pomme

c’est bon vs elle est bonne

One of the tests has this question:

“Cette pomme est bonne.”

“Oui, c’est bon.”

And I fail to understand why “Oui, elle est bonne.” is wrong when we are clearly talking about a specific apple...?

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