Unformatted text preview: comment (how?), combien (how much/how many?), quand (when?), où (where?), d'où (from where?), and pourquoi (why?) can be used before est-ce que or inversion to ask questions. In colloquial spoken French, however, they are often placed after the verb: • Combien est-ce que cette jupe coûte? • Combien cette jupe coûte-t-elle? • Cette jupe coûte combien? • The three examples above all ask, “How much does this skirt cost?” With combien, comment, où, d'où, and quand (but not with pourquoi ), a question may be formed by inverting a noun subject with a verb that has no object: • Combien coûte cette jupe?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08