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Tu ne vas pas à la piscine ? - (Non - Oui - Si), je déteste la natation.

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Responding to an affirmative question

— Tu vas à la piscine ?
— Oui, j'aime la natation. (Agreeing — you will go)

— Tu vas à la piscine ?
— Non, je déteste la natation. (Disagreeing — you will not go)

Responding to a negative question

— Tu ne vas pas à la piscine ?
— Non, je déteste la natation. (Agreeing — you will not go)

— Tu ne vas pas à la piscine ?
— Si, j'aime la natation. (Disagreeing — you will go)


Note that all of these are the informal style of asking questions (i.e. like declarative sentences but with a rising intonation).

A less informal way is with the est-ce que structure:

Est-ce que tu ne vas pas à la piscine ?

The most formal way is by inversion:

Ne vas-tu pas à la piscine ?

(Thanks to @LukeSawczak for his edits)

  • (I liked your answer so decided to edit it to add more detail rather than start a new one — apologies if the changes are more significant than intended) – Luke Sawczak Jun 7 '18 at 1:48

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