I just read "soit que" somewhere and I wonder if it means the same. If not, what is the difference? The googled explanation didn't really make sense...
Taking Chris's example:-
"Nous nous verrons demain, soit que j'aille chez vous, soit que vous veniez chez moi."
I would translate this as:-
"We will get together tomorrow BE THAT I go to your place, BE THAT you come to mine."
The lesson uses the term "either" but I find it helpful to think of it as "be that" to match the French.
I just mention this because it may help your understanding?
soit..soit is used when followed by anything other than a verb (there are examples given in the lesson).
soit que..soit que is used when a verb action follows:
Nous nous verrons demain, soit que j'aille chez vous, soit que vous veniez chez moi.
I would translate "sois que ..., soit que ..." as "whether ..., or ...", although Jim's somewhat archaic translation might be helpful as an aide mémoire.
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