"Que" used for location

JamesC1Kwiziq community member

"Que" used for location

Why is it "C'est là que j'ai appris" and not "C'est là où j'ai appris"? 

Asked 1 year ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer
Bonjour James,

Having 'là' and ‘où’, which are expressions of place, following one another is like saying in French “descendre en bas (to go down downstairs).

‘C’est là que’ is the right grammatical expression for ‘this/that is where’.

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne Journée!  

"Que" used for location

Why is it "C'est là que j'ai appris" and not "C'est là où j'ai appris"? 

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