Il est étonnant
C’est étonnant

The Subjunctivisor!

Does il est étonnant / c’est étonnant require the subjunctive?

Yes, il est étonnant / c’est étonnant requires the subjunctive:

Par exemple…

Il est étonnant / C’est étonnant qu’ils ne sachent pas la date.
It’s amazing that they don’t know the date.

Il est / C’est étonnant is an impersonal expression.

Related: Does être étonné need the subjunctive?

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