Monday, June 13, 2011

Interrogative Expressions (Les locutions interrogatives)

how much/many               combien (de)
how                                 comment
what                                qu’est-ce que/que (qu’)
What do you want?         Que veux-tu?/Qu’est-ce que tu veux?

* Note that you can ask a question either by using est-ce que before the subject and verb as in:
Est-ce que tu veux?” (“Do you want?”), or by using an inversion as in “Veux-tu?

what                        qu’est-ce qui
What happened?     Qu’est-ce qui s’est passé?
what                        quoi
with what                 avec quoi
when                       quand
since when              depuis quand
until when               jusqu’à quand
where                     où
from where            d’où
who                      qui/qui est-ce qui
whom                   qui est-ce que
with whom            avec qui
why                      pourquoi


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