Intonation, English example?

Marc

Kwiziq community member

1 July 2016

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Intonation, English example?

For case 1, intonation: if "just as in English", shouldn't the English example be "You are arriving soon?" ? "Are you arriving soon?" is more like an inversion and would not make make a grammatical declarative sentence as "Are you arriving soon." The standard declarative would be "You are arriving soon.", which can then use intonation (or a question mark) to become a question.

This relates to:
Asking yes/no questions with intonation, est-ce que, n'est-ce pas -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

1 July 2016

1/07/16

Bonjour Marc!

Thank you very much for this useful remark: you are of course correct here, and thanks to you, the lesson has been updated!

Merci et à bientôt!

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