face à versus en face de -- Quelle est la difference?

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face à versus en face de -- Quelle est la difference?

My french teacher only speaks in French.  She was trying to explain the difference between "face à" and "en face de"  but the nuance was lost on me.  Can someone explain in English?  Merci!

Asked 10 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Face à la fenêtre -- facing the window.

En face de la fenêtre -- in front of the window

face à versus en face de -- Quelle est la difference?

My french teacher only speaks in French.  She was trying to explain the difference between "face à" and "en face de"  but the nuance was lost on me.  Can someone explain in English?  Merci!

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