Lettre à France - Michel Polnareff

In 1978, Michel Polnareff, in "exile" to the United States, expressed his mal du pays in this cult love anthem. Enjoy this classic hit from one of our most beloved French singers.

After watching the video, scroll down for the transcript in our bilingual reader, where you can click any French phrase for the English translation and related grammar lessons.

 

Q&A relating to this exercise 2 questions, 6 answers

TalinaC1Kwiziq community member

A few lines don’t show translation

Just FYI a few of the lines of text do not show the translation when you hover over them.

Asked 5 months ago
AurélieKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Merci beaucoup Talina !

Thanks to your feedback, this has now been fixed :) 

Bonne journée !

CécileKwiziq team member

Thank you Talina, I have flagged this up...

ChristineA2Kwiziq community member

I don't think it is fixed....

CécileKwiziq team member

Hi Christine, 

It has now, thank you for letting us know.

Bonne Continuation!

AurélieKwiziq team member

Bonjour !

Indeed, there was still a couple of bugs, but I can now say for sure that it's been fixed and it's working :) 

Merci encore et bonne journée !

A few lines don’t show translation

Just FYI a few of the lines of text do not show the translation when you hover over them.

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FayA1Kwiziq community member

French attitudes

Why is he so ambivalent towards France?  What is the explanation of his exile and attitude?

Asked 5 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Fay, 

I listened to this beautiful song this morning which transported me back to France!

The background is complicated so please read this wiki page in French or in English -

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michel_Polnareff

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michel_Polnareff

Bonne Continuation!

 

 

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