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Difference between "c'est un garçon" and "il est un garçon"?

Are these interchangeable? I always would have said "il est un garçon"... My understanding was that c'est = this is, il est = it/he is.

December 10, 2012

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This has already been answered several times--you can search for it. There's also a pretty thorough explanation here: http://french.about.com/library/weekly/aa032500.htm

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