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Kwiziq community member
1 September 2017
Connaitre ou Savoir
Slightly confused here.
In the Lawless French Savoir vs Connaitre Quiz. Question no 4 “Il veut ... ce texte par cœur” says that both savoir and connaître are acceptable. However this question “Nous ….. notre leçon par cœur” suggest that only savoir is acceptable.
This question relates to:French lesson "Conjugate savoir in Le Présent (present tense)"
Kwiziq language super star
31 December 2018
Having consulted with some French compatriots living in France, we do agree that 'savoir' here is the instinctive verb we would use in both the examples you quote.
However, it is true that 'connaître' would be acceptable but 'savoir' is better perhaps because of the 'par cœur' which indicate that you know the text and the lesson for sure...
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