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1 LINTERROGATION notes below Introduction Yes/no questions - Information questions Intonation Intonation Est-ce que/ Est-ce que/ nest-ce pas? nest-ce pas? Inversion Inversion quoi, quest-ce que, quel LES EXPRESSIONS INTERROGATIVES Introduction Compound interrogatives Shortened forms

2 Yes/No Questions Intonation Start with a statement : Tu vas au cinéma. Put a question mark at the end : Tu vas au cinéma ? Raise the pitch of your voice as you get to the end of the question : Tu vas au cinéma?

3 Yes/No Questions Inversion continued If the verb ends in a vowel, insert -t- between the inverted subject and verb : il a elle visite You can use a persons name or other noun with inversion : Marie, va-t-elle avec nous? Le train, est-il à lheure? a il a-t-il visite elle visite-t-elle

4 Information Questions Inversion Start with a statement that provides information : Tu vas au cinéma. Form an inverted question : Vas-tu au cinéma? Choose the correct question word for the information and put it at the beginning : Où vas-tu? There is no need to raise the pitch of your voice.

5 Information Questions quoi Use quoi like you do in an information question with intonation by starting with a statement that provides information : Tu veux une nouvelle voiture pour ton anniversaire. Substitute quoi for the information : Tu veux quoi pour ton anniversaire? There is no need to raise the pitch of your voice as you get to the end of the question.

6 EXPRESSIONS INTERROGATIVES There are four interrogative expressions : qui est-ce qui quest-ce qui They are divided into two parts : The meaning The grammatical function qui est-ce que quest-ce que – Are you talking about a person or a thing? – Do you need a subject or a direct object?

7 Shortened forms Some interrogatives can be shortened. You may have to invert the subject and verb. qui est-ce qui qui Combine the qui and drop the inverted est-ce : Qui est-ce qui arrive à la porte? Qui arrive à la porte? qui est-ce que qui + inversion Drop the verbal question mark est-ce que : Qui est-ce que tu invites au cinéma? Qui invites-tu au cinéma?


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