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

  Lesson on c’est

Stay up to date with Lawless French

Any Questions?

 Ask away in the comments section below or start a conversation on any of the Lawless French social media pages.

More Lawless French

 Subscribe to my twice-weekly newsletter.

Support Lawless French

  This free website is created with love and a great deal of work.

If you love it, please consider making a one-time or monthly donation.

Your support is entirely optional but tremendously appreciated.