Qu'est-ce que

JoanneB2Kwiziq community member

Qu'est-ce que

I still don't understand whey, "Qu'est-ce que le fois gras," Is not an acceptable way of saying "What is?" QUE (what) est-ce (is it) le fois gras.

Why is it any less acceptable than "Qu'est-ce que c'est que" The explanations just don't make sense to me. Could you clarify?

Asked 4 years ago
AaronC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Joanne, apart from the fact that it's "le foie gras", not "le fois gras", your sentence is a correct option.

AnnC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

I believe they are both correct

DavidB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

I was marked "Nearly correct" for "Qu'est-ce que" in response to "___ un gendarme ?"   Yet this form is clearly listed as an option in the lesson ... Qu'est-ce que + [chose] :  *** Never mind ... just realized that I missed the elision w/ "que un" ***.  The "correct" answer was a different form, so I didn't realize it.

Qu'est-ce que

I still don't understand whey, "Qu'est-ce que le fois gras," Is not an acceptable way of saying "What is?" QUE (what) est-ce (is it) le fois gras.

Why is it any less acceptable than "Qu'est-ce que c'est que" The explanations just don't make sense to me. Could you clarify?

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