C’est que

The Subjunctivisor!

Does c’est que require the subjunctive?

C’est que may require the subjunctive, depending on whether it is used affirmatively, negatively, or interrogatively:

Par exemple…

C’est que je ne sais pas conduire.
It’s because I don’t know how to drive.

Ce n’est pas que je ne sache pas conduire.
It’s not because I don’t know how to drive.

Est-ce que c’est que tu ne saches pas conduire ?
Is it because you don’t know how to drive?

The Subjunctivisor!  |  Subjunctive lesson  |  Être conjugations

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