Que vs Qué: How to Know Which One to Use [+5 Examples & Quiz]

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In this Spanish grammar lesson, you will learn about que vs qué.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • que vs qué
  • how que vs qué is used in sentences
  • how you can quiz yourself on que vs qué
  • how you can practice with flashcards on que vs qué
  • how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn Spanish

By the end of the lesson, you will know all about que vs qué!

Table of Contents

Que [Without Accent]

Que is a relative pronoun or a conjunction.

Que means “that” or “which/who”.

Have a look at some examples:

El doctor dice que hoy no podremos visitarla.

The doctor says we won’t be able to visit her today.

A mi novio, que es ingles, le encanta la paella valenciana.

My boyfriend, who is English, loves Valencian paella.

Qué [With Accent]

Qué will be used in exclamatory sentences, and with direct/indirect questions.

Qué means “how” or “what”.

Have a look at some examples:

¿Qué hora era cuando os fuisteis a la cama?

What time was it when you went to bed?

El profesor nos ha preguntado qué nos gusta hacer en nuestro tiempo libre.

The teacher asked us what we like to do in our free time.

¡Qué rica estaba la comida!

The food was delicious!

Example Sentences on Que vs Qué

This section of the lesson on que vs qué is about seeing the words used in sentences.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of que vs qué through examples.

El doctor dice que hoy no podremos visitarla.

The doctor says we won’t be able to visit her today.

A mi novio, que es ingles, le encanta la paella valenciana.

My boyfriend, who is English, loves Valencian paella.

¿Qué hora era cuando os fuisteis a la cama?

What time was it when you went to bed?

El profesor nos ha preguntado qué nos gusta hacer en nuestro tiempo libre.

The teacher asked us what we like to do in our free time.

¡Qué rica estaba la comida!

The food was delicious!

Quiz Yourself on Que vs Qué

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

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.

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!

How to Practice With Flashcards for This Lesson

Using flashcards is an absolute necessity when it comes to learning a language!

It is the best way to memorize what you learn, you can personalize your progression because it adapts to your actions, and all flashcards have audio to improve your hearing and pronunciation.

Please read our article on how to learn a new language for more information on flashcards and the best way to learn a new language.

There are two ways to practice with Flashcards for this lesson.

  1. Anki
  2. The Flashcards in our Courses

Anki is a free software with which you can create and practice flashcards.

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The Courses of Language Atlas

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