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.
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