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Que, quoi, qui, ce qui, quel, qu'est-ce que/qui...

I realise the french have different 'whats' for different sentences but I'm having a really difficult time figuring out which one I need to use where. Before anyone posts it, I have looked at http://french.about.com/od/mistakes/a/what.htm and it loses me at objects and subjects and relative pronouns and interrogative adjectives. Even with the page open I still get them wrong trying to decide which what to use. Does anyone have a simpler way of remembering what what to place in what sentence at what time?

August 3, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/awesome234

Que is used when a verb follows. As in 'What do you do' means 'Que faites-vous' and you use quoi when it just ends there. Nothing follows. Or if you say "What?" You say quoi. When you say 'You do what?' you will say 'Vous faites ce que.'

August 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mibeshu

Many thanks.

August 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/awesome234

No problem

August 29, 2013
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