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TomC1Kwiziq community member

When do we get there?

Could you say, « À quelle heure est-ce qu'on arrive ? »

Asked 1 year ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Tom,

If the question had specifically asked for "What time" then, yes, the answer would have been "À quelle heure est-ce qu'on arrive ?".

Also, in this context (i.e. children asking when they'll arrive at their destination), French children/teenagers would use "quand" instead of "à quelle heure". It is that go-to-expression they use ! (Believe me, I have done it plenty of times as a child ;-) )

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi Tom,

Given that the present tense can be used for future events then I agree, but your earlier question used the future for a similar point. So for this question, both present and future could be employed in my opinion.

Bonne journée

Jim

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