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Confused.

Rene

Kwiziq community member

19 October 2017

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Confused.

In previous lesson: use c'est for general things (la soupe, c'est délicieux=(drinking)soup is delicious), il, elle for specific things: la soupe, elle est délicieuse=the (specific) soup is delicious. I just don't know how to fit c'est pratique, les ciseaux, c'est ma maison, and c'est bientôt les vacances info the "general format". Can you help?

This relates to:
C'est, ce sont = this is, these are (demonstrative pronouns) -

Ron

Kwiziq community member

21 October 2017

21/10/17

Bonsoir à nouveau,
I am uncertain about your continued confusion with the c'est and ce sont demonstrative pronouns. Here is something from the lesson that may help:
«Note that ce is used with the verb être as follows: in its singular form, c'est, means it is /this is /that is, and in its plural form, ce sont, means they are /these are /those are. »
Here is a link to another site that could possibly help clear up the confusion:
https://www.tolearnfrench.com/exercises/exercise-french-2/exercise-french-3555.php
Bonne chance.

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