Exercise “Un vrai coup de foudre”

JuliaC1Kwiziq community member

Exercise “Un vrai coup de foudre”

In this exercise, which asked to conjugate verbs in Plus-que-parfait, I wrote the following sentence: Marc lui avait souri et Gilles avait deviné tout de suite que Marc avait capturé son âme!  My « avait capturé » was marked down and corrected to be « avaient capturé ».  I cannot understand why a 3rd person plural conjugation is being used here instead of singular since the sentence talks about one person, Marc, who caught/captured Gilles’s soul.

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MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Julia,

I have just done the full exercise and all 11 answers were correct and as expected with appropriate agreements, including the final one  “…. Marc avait capturé son âme “. 

You may want to report the problem directly from the quiz to support for checking. If there was a glitch, it seems to have already been corrected. 

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/my-languages/french/tests/results/17053713/system

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Without link to the exercise or quotation of the full sentence I can't really help.

JuliaC1Kwiziq community member

I did quote the full sentence above. But here is also the link to the exercise https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/my-languages/french/tests/overview/14634318?utm_campaign=fr-FR_2024-04-25_1971683&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email

JuliaC1Kwiziq community member

Thanks! I figured it must have been a glitch.

Exercise “Un vrai coup de foudre”

In this exercise, which asked to conjugate verbs in Plus-que-parfait, I wrote the following sentence: Marc lui avait souri et Gilles avait deviné tout de suite que Marc avait capturé son âme!  My « avait capturé » was marked down and corrected to be « avaient capturé ».  I cannot understand why a 3rd person plural conjugation is being used here instead of singular since the sentence talks about one person, Marc, who caught/captured Gilles’s soul.

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