• French grammar
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  • 1 French alphabet
  • 2 French pronunciation and phonetics [0/7]
  • 3 Nature and function of French words [0/23]
  • Multiple choice exercise about the nature of French words (Score -/-)Free
  • Multiple choice questions about the function of French words (Score -/-)Free
  • 3.1 The subject in French [0/3]
  • 3.2 The apostrophe and apposition in French [0/2]
  • 3.3 The complement object in French [0/12]
  • 3.4 The circumstancial complement in French [0/2]
  • 3.5 The agent complement in French [0/2]
  • 4 French articles [0/9]
  • 5 French nouns [0/13]
  • 6 French pronouns [0/20]
  • Multiple choice questions about the pronouns in French (Score -/-)Free
  • 6.1 French personal pronouns - je, tu, il [0/3]
  • 6.2 French possessive pronouns - le mien, le tien [0/2]
  • 6.3 French reflexive pronouns - me, te, se [0/2]
  • 6.4 French demonstrative pronouns - celui, celle, ceux [0/2]
  • 6.5 French relative pronouns - qui, que, qu' [0/4]
  • 6.6 French indefinite pronouns - tout, chacun [0/2]
  • 6.7 French interrogative pronouns - qui, que, lequel [0/2]
  • 6.8 French adverbial pronouns - en, y [0/2]
  • 7 French adjectives [0/17]
  • Multiple choice questions about the epithet, attribute in French (Score -/-)Free
  • 7.1 Endings of regular and irregular French adjectives [0/3]
  • 7.2 Comparative and superlative of French adjectives [0/3]
  • 7.3 Placement of French adjectives [0/2]
  • 7.4 French possessive adjectives - mon, ton, son [0/4]
  • 7.5 French demonstrative adjectives - ce, cette [0/2]
  • 7.6 French indefinite adjectives - toutes, quelques [0/2]
  • 8 French adverbs [0/18]
  • Drag and drop exercise about the adverbs (Score -/-)Free
  • Fill in the blank exercise about the regular form of the adverbs (Score -/-)Free
  • Fill in the blank exercise about the irregular adverbs (Score -/-)Free
  • 8.1 Adverbs of place in French [0/2]
  • 8.2 Adverbs of time in French [0/2]
  • 8.3 Adverbs of manner in French [0/2]
  • 8.4 Adverbs of quantity in French [0/2]
  • 8.5 Adverbs of reason in French [0/2]
  • 8.6 Placement of adverbs in French [0/2]
  • 8.7 Comparative of French adverbs [0/2]
  • 8.8 Difference adjectives and adverbs in French [0/1]
  • 9 French prepositions [0/11]
  • 10 French verbs [0/135]
  • 10.1 Tenses and moods in French [0/63]
  • 10.1.1 Indicative in French [0/26]
  • 10.1.1.1 Present tense in French [0/2]
  • 10.1.1.2 Past tenses in French [0/13]
  • 10.1.1.3 Future tenses in French [0/11]
  • 10.1.2 Subjunctive in French (le Subjonctif) [0/11]
  • 10.1.3 Conditional in French (le conditionnel) [0/10]
  • 10.1.4 Imperative in French [0/3]
  • 10.1.5 Infinitive in French [0/4]
  • 10.1.6 Gerund in French [0/2]
  • 10.1.7 Present participle in French [0/3]
  • 10.1.8 Past participle in French [0/4]
  • 10.2 French auxiliary verbs (avoir, être) [0/11]
  • 10.3 Modal verbs in French [0/17]
  • Fill in the blank exercise for the modal verbs in French (Score -/-)Free
  • 10.3.1 Conjugation of pouvoir (can) in French [0/4]
  • 10.3.2 Conjugation of devoir (should) in French [0/4]
  • 10.3.3 conjugation of vouloir (want) in French [0/4]
  • 10.3.4 Conjugation of savoir (to know) in French [0/4]
  • 10.4 Passive voice in French [0/4]
  • 10.5 Reflexive verbs in French [0/4]
  • 10.6 Irregular verbs in French [0/24]
  • Fill in the blanks exercise of the irregular verbs in French (Score -/-)Free
  • Fill in the blanks exercise of the irregular verbs in French II (Score -/-)Free
  • 10.6.1 Conjugation of venir (to come) in French [0/4]
  • 10.6.2 conjugation of aller (to go) in French [0/4]
  • 10.6.3 conjugation of faire (to do) in French [0/4]
  • 10.6.4 conjugation of prendre (to take) in French [0/3]
  • 10.6.5 conjugation of voir (to see) in French [0/3]
  • 10.6.6 Conjugation of partir (to leave) in French [0/4]
  • 10.7 Regular verbs in French [0/8]
  • 10.8 Reported Speech in French [0/4]
  • 11 French sentence structure [0/25]
  • Multiple choice questions about the sentence structure in French (Score -/-)Free
  • 11.1 The phrases in French [0/5]
  • 11.2 The forms of phrases in French [0/7]
  • 11.3 The types of phrases in French [0/8]
  • 11.4 The propositions in French [0/4]
  • 12 French si clauses [0/3]
  • French interrogative pronouns - qui, que, lequel

    Exercises

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    1. Quiz about the interrogative pronouns - lequel Score -/-
    2. Fill in the blank exercise about the interrogative pronouns- qui, que, quoi Score -/-

    Interrogative pronouns (French: les pronoms interrogatifs) are primarily used for asking questions. In French we have to differ between the following pronouns: qui, que and lequel.

    Usage of the interrogative pronouns - qui, que, quoi

    If you want to know which indefinite pronoun you have to use, you must know whether the pronoun is:

    • a subject
    • a direct object
    • the object of a preposition

    and if it refers to:

    • a person
    • a thing

    Chart of interrogative pronouns

    Function Persons Things
     subject  qui?   qu'est-ce qui?
     direct object  qui?  que? qu'est-ce que?
     object of a preposition  qui?  quoi?

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    Examples:

    • Qui est ce joueur? (Who is that player?)
    • Qu'est-ce qui se passe? (What's happening?)
    • Qui préfères-tu? (Whom do you prefer?)
    • Qu'est ce que tu fais? Que fais-tu? (What are you doing?)
    • Pour qui es-tu? (Who are you for? For whom are you?)

    Usage of the interrogative pronoun - lequel

    The interrogative pronoun lequel is especially used

    • in exceptional cases
    • when the speaker has not a big variety of options

    It can be translated with the English word which.

    As lequel is a variable, it has to match with the noun that it replaces. Therefore you have to use the singular forms lequel (masculine) and laquelle (feminine) or the plural forms lesquels (masculine) and lesquelles (feminine).  

    Also, this pronoun can be used after prepositions, but you have to note that the pronoun and preposition are going to be combined into one word (as you can see in the chart below).

    Chart of interrogative pronouns with à + de

    preposition masculine singular feminine singular masculine plural feminine plural
     á  auquel  à laquelle  auxquels  auxquelles
     de  duquel  de laquelle  desquels  desquelles

    Examples:

    • Lequel de ces pulls préfères-tu? (Which of these pullovers do you prefer?)
    • Laquelle de ces serveuses est la plus serviable? (Which one of these waitresses is the most helpful?)
    • Les concerts auxquels j’ai assisté étaient sensationnels. (The concerts (that) I attended were sensational.)
    • Nous pouvon acheter deux CD récents. Lesquels? (We have to buy two new CDs. Which ones?)
    • Il y a deux bons films à la télé. Lequel des deux veux-tu-voir? (There are two good film on television. Which of these two would you like to watch?)