How to say it is in French =C’est [+5 Examples]

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In this lesson, you will learn how to say it is in French.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to say it is in French
  • how it is is used in sentences in French
  • how to quiz yourself on how to say it is in French
  • how Anki files can be downloaded for how to say it is in French

Please refer to the French A1 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about this fits in French A1.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to say it is in French1

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How to say it is in French = C’est

If you want to say “it is” in French, then you will say:

  • it is/this is/that is = c’est

This is an idiom that you will find yourself using often.

So it’s important that you get a good feel on how to use it.

Here are some practical examples on how to give a description with c’est in French.

C’est grave ?

Is it bad?

C’est bizarre.

That’s odd.

C’est vrai ?

Is it true?

C’est dommage.

It’s a shame.

C’est incroyable !

It’s incredible!

As you can see, there’s an adjective after c’est in every sentence.

This means that you will use the idiom like this:

  • it is/this is/that is + adjective = c’est + adjectif

Example Sentences with it is in French

The final section of this lesson on how to say it is in French is about seeing it in action, so you can improve your understanding of how c’est is used in practice.

Here are some example sentences that show how c’est is used French.

C’est grave ?

Is it bad?

C’est bizarre.

That’s odd.

C’est vrai ?

Is it true?

C’est dommage.

It’s a shame.

C’est incroyable !

It’s incredible!

Quiz Yourself on how to say it is in French

It’s not enough just to read the article on this subject.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

It is also for this reason that it is recommended to download the Anki Decks and do them.

At the end of every lesson you can do a small test.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want.

Anki File for how to say it is in French

It is important to do the Anki excercises for this lesson, so that you can remember what you just studied.

By downloading the Anki File for French A1 you can practice every French A1 lesson that is on Language Atlas.

Click here if you want to have the Anki File for this lesson

If you don’t know why you should use Anki, or don’t know how to use Anki or merge Anki files please click here.

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