In one of the tests I took, I answered this question wrong:"Qu'est-ce que c'est que la Sorbonne?" means__
My answer was "What is it that is the Sorbonne."
Now I know the correct answer is "What is the Sorbonne?"
My question is why the original question should not have been "Qu'est-ce que c'est la Sorbonne?"
What is the need for a second que after c'est?
Please take a look at the Kwiziq lesson and the Q& A as similar questions have been asked and it will show you all the different ways of asking
What is something ? in French
Hope this helps!
Thank you, Cécile. I will have a look and hopefully understand the correct usage.
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