You've already seen simple ways to ask Yes or No questions (Asking yes/no questions in French with intonation, est-ce que, n'est-ce pas (French Questions)), now look at this more elaborate and elegant way to ask questions in French:
Forming Simple Yes/No questions by inverting
Look at this example:
Tu parles français => Parles-tu français?
You speak French => Do you speak French?
To form inverted questions in French, you simply place the subject pronoun (je, tu, nous, vous, ils, elles) after the verb, and insert an hyphen in-between.
Here are some more examples:
A few common verbs have special forms. See Inverted questions in the present tense (Le Présent) in French - special cases "puis-je/ai-je/suis-je"
More Complex Questions Using Question Words
This rule also applies to questions using question words (comment, où, quand, que...) :
See also these related lessons:
Asking questions in French with "qui/que/quoi/quand/où/comment/pourquoi/combien" (French Question Words)
Que + [inverted statement] ? = What ... ? (French Questions)
Inverted questions with il/elle/on are a bit trickier: Inverted questions in the present tense (Le Présent) in French - il/elle/on forms
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