Va nager vs. fait le natation

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Va nager vs. fait le natation

Why can't we use "fait le natation" as a translation for "my sister goes swimming every saturday"? In another lesson it talks about how fait le natation is for regular swimming or team.

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ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer
Faire de la natation — to swim (in the sense of pursuing the sport of swimming)

Aller nager — to go swimming (as in the act of swimming, not the sport)

Va nager vs. fait le natation

Why can't we use "fait le natation" as a translation for "my sister goes swimming every saturday"? In another lesson it talks about how fait le natation is for regular swimming or team.

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