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Inversion or Ques est certificate que

nicole r.A2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Inversion or Ques est certificate que

What would be the easiest way to remember how to use the inversion with the verb first and the Qu'est ce que etc?


Thank you in advance

Asked 3 years ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Nicole,

Unfortunately, there isn’t a trick to remember the inversion of the verb when asking questions. Practising exercises on forming questions is your best bet. And you’ll get it!

I invite you to follow these two links which explains how to produce the inversion:

forming-questions-by-inverting-in-the-present-tense-except-il-elle-on-forms

how-to-form-inverted-questions-with-names-things-and-emphasis

Regarding “qu’est-ce que…?”, it is never followed by the inverted form when using subject pronouns. See link (end of lesson): questions-starting-with-que-to-ask-what

Qu’est-ce que tu manges ? = What do you eat?

Qu’est-ce que vous pensez ? What do you think?

 

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée.

nicole r.A2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thanks céline I will look at the links you posted. 

Inversion or Ques est certificate que

What would be the easiest way to remember how to use the inversion with the verb first and the Qu'est ce que etc?


Thank you in advance

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