"On" vs "nous"

IanC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

"On" vs "nous"

Instead of 

"D'abord, nous apprenons les mots de Pâques"

would it be acceptable to say

"D'abord, on apprend les mots de Pâques"

Asked 9 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

In colloquial French it would be acceptable. It is also possible in written French but there it connotes the impersonal we, as in "one learns" instead of "we learn".

IanC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thanks Chris.

"On" vs "nous"

Instead of 

"D'abord, nous apprenons les mots de Pâques"

would it be acceptable to say

"D'abord, on apprend les mots de Pâques"

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