help, please!

CarolinaA1Kwiziq community member

help, please!

I think I'm a bit confused when to use "voir" and "regarder". Also, would it be wrong to say "elle s'assoit toujour près de la fenêtre"? 

Asked 5 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Carolina, 

It is the same difference as to see and to watch/ to look at in English -

Voir ( to see) is a passive unconscious action. It is what your eyes do in the same way as your ears hear (entendre

Regarder is to look at /to watch which is a more active conscious action just as écouter is to listen.

Hope this helps!

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Maybe this helps: https://learnfrenchavecmoi.wordpress.com/2017/03/09/voir-vs-regarder/

help, please!

I think I'm a bit confused when to use "voir" and "regarder". Also, would it be wrong to say "elle s'assoit toujour près de la fenêtre"? 

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