Use of que

CarlB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Use of que

This exercise uses que in two places I don't understand.  First, ¨Alors que je traversais un coin...¨  Second ¨J'ai attendu que la depanneuse arrive.¨  I think "alors que" means while.  It seems the second usage should be "jusqu'á."  I have never seen que used that way. 

Asked 2 months ago
JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Carl,

These are standard forms:-

Attendre que + subjunctive

Alors que + indicative

Hope this helps.

Jim

CélineKwiziq team member

Use of que

This exercise uses que in two places I don't understand.  First, ¨Alors que je traversais un coin...¨  Second ¨J'ai attendu que la depanneuse arrive.¨  I think "alors que" means while.  It seems the second usage should be "jusqu'á."  I have never seen que used that way. 

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