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Phrasing questions - Grammar

Quelle formule de ticket désirez-vous ?

Qu'est-ce que vous me proposez ?

In the webdoc, Nabil and the ticket-seller at Château de Versailles ask each other questions about the various options available for visiting the Château.

Find out a few ways to express interrogative phrases.

To sum up

In French there are different ways to ask the same question. Questions are phrased using interrogative pronouns.
In conversation, it is common to use "Est-ce que" to begin each question.
Découvrons Versailles !
This memo is part of the workshop
Découvrons Versailles !

In use

- Allô !
- Allô Nabil ! Où es-tu ?
- Je suis au château de Versailles
- Mais qu’est-ce que tu fais là-bas ?
- Je suis venu visiter le Château.
- Combien de temps vas-tu rester là-bas ?
- Je ne sais pas. Pourquoi ?
- Parce que Karine t’attend à la maison.

Have a go yourself

You ask the questions

You are at a museum ticket desk. Ask the ticket-seller three questions. Your questions must begin with Pourquoi, Combien and Comment.

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