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FRENCH 3 & 4 Interrogative Pronouns. What is an interrogative pronoun? It is a pronoun used to ask for information. They always form questions.

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1 FRENCH 3 & 4 Interrogative Pronouns

2 What is an interrogative pronoun? It is a pronoun used to ask for information. They always form questions.

3 Types of Interrogative Pronouns Subject Direct Object Object of the Preposition

4 Subject Interrogative Pronouns Used to ask for information about the subject Refers to something that comes before the verb or something that is doing the action.  If it refers to a person, use the following pronouns:  Qui  Ex. Qui me cherche? = Who is looking for me?  Qui est-ce qui  Ex. Qui est-ce qui me cherche? = Who is looking for me?  If it refers to an object, use the following pronouns:  Qu’est-ce qui  Ex. Qu’est-ce qui sonne? = What is ringing?

5 Direct Object Usually talks about a direct object or something or someone that directly comes after a verb If it refers to a person, use the following pronouns:  Qui + inversion  Qui est-ce que + subject + verb If it refers to a thing, use the following pronouns:  Que + inversion  Qu’est-ce que + subject + verb

6 Direct object examples People  Qui voit-il? = Who does he see?  Qui est-ce qu’il voit? = Who does he see? Things  Que voit-il? = What does he see?  Qu’est-ce qu’il voit? = What does he se?

7 Object of the Preposition Used to ask for information about the object of the preposition Refers to something that is part of a prepositional phrase meaning it follow a preposition.  If it refers to a person, use the following pronouns:  Preposition + qui + inversion  Preposition + qui est-ce que + subject + verb  If it refers to a thing, use the following pronouns:  Preposition + quoi + inversion  Preposition + quoi est-ce que + subject + verb

8 Object of the Preposition Examples Person  A qui parle-t-il? = Who is he talking to?  A qui est-ce qu’il parle? = Who is he talking to? Things  De quoi avez-vous besoin? = What do you need?  De quoi est-ce que vous avez besoin? = What do you need?


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