Lui confusion

MarilynB2

Lui confusion

Hi, Ive just done the question 'What does Je lui parle mean? to which I answered I am speaking to him, and I am speaking to her (I ticked both boxes.) My answer was marked  nearly right but my understanding is that lui can refer to both him or her. Can you explain why it was marked this way please.

Asked 5 months ago

You're right, it can mean either. 

I imagine that somehow the system thinks you only ticked one box, and so you're only "nearly right". If you check the answers again, I think you'll find that you've supposedly only chosen one option.

Sometimes this seems to happen - even when I'm sure I've ticked both boxes, one doesn't register. Some kind of bug? 

GruffKwiziq language super star

HI Marilyn - sorry to hear this happened. 

In this case, only "I am speaking to her" was recorded as your given answer.

We have had a few reports of people saying they ticked more than one answer but only one registered.

We haven't yet been able to get to the bottom of this and we haven't been able to reproduce it unfortunately so whatever is causing it isn't obvious enough to fix yet. Please do keep an eye out for this in case it happens again and let us know.

Thanks.

MarilynB2

Thank you, I thought it was odd, but that explains it. 

Marilyn asked:View original

Lui confusion

Hi, Ive just done the question 'What does Je lui parle mean? to which I answered I am speaking to him, and I am speaking to her (I ticked both boxes.) My answer was marked  nearly right but my understanding is that lui can refer to both him or her. Can you explain why it was marked this way please.

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