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c'est ensoleillé

Lana D.A2Kwiziq community member

c'est ensoleillé

I'm not sure why "it's sunny" can not be translated as "c'est ensoleille" 

Asked 2 years ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Lana,

This is a very valid question! To express "it is sunny" you can use: "il y a du soleil" or "le temps est ensoleillé" (rather than "c'est ensoleillé"). Here is an explanation (directly from the lesson): Note that you could also use Le temps estadjective (ensoleillé, pluvieux, nuageux, brumeux, orageux) instead of using il y anoun.  

You might hear "c'est ensoleillé aujourd'hui / ce matin" but it is very colloquial.

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

Jim J.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi Lana,

In English yes It is possible to use that form of words and there would be no problem with an Engish speaker understanding what is meant.

But we are studying the French language here and the options in French are fully explained in the lesson. 

It is not always possible to translate directly from Engish to French.

Frustrating perhaps, but that is how it is.

Bonne continuation.

Jim 

c'est ensoleillé

I'm not sure why "it's sunny" can not be translated as "c'est ensoleille" 

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