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French Question Words
Who? What? When? Where? Why? How? How many? What time?
QUI – WHO
Qui vient avec nous? Who is coming with us?
QUAND – WHEN
Quand est-ce que tu vas partir? When are you going to leave?
À QUELLE HEURE – WHAT TIME
À quelle heure allons-nous manger? What time are we going to eat?
OÙ – WHERE
Tu vas où? Where are you going?
POURQUOI – WHY
Pourquoi est-ce qu’ils prennent le bus? Why are they taking the bus?
COMMENT – HOW
Comment allez-vous? How are you doing?
COMBIEN DE – HOW MANY
Tu veux combien de baguettes? How many baguettes do you want?
COMBIEN DE – HOW MUCH
Ça coûte combien? How much does it (this) cost?
QUE – WHAT (at the beginning of a sentence)
Qu’est-ce que tu fais? What are you doing?
Que fais-tu? What are you doing?
QUOI – WHAT (not at the beginning of a sentence)
Tu fais quoi? What are you doing?
QUEL(LE) EST – WHAT IS (only means what when followed by the verb être)
Quel est ton cours préféré? What is your favorite class?
Quelle est votre adresse? What is your address?
QUEL(LE)S SONT – WHAT ARE (only means what when followed by the verb être)
Quels sont vos meilleurs souvenirs? What are your best memories?
Quelles sont les couleurs primaires? What are the primary colors?