Oui! Today Marie-Antoinette herself is helping you with your French conversation and your knowledge of French history!

Pas mal, non?

You may ask how? Easy! By borrowing some of her very famous quotes. I analyse the sentence structures and when I’m done I give you the historical context so they really make sense to you.

I hope you loved the video and learned a lot! Two more Marie-Antoinette episodes are coming your way between now and mid-October. We’ll end our theme with the Soirée Marie-Antoinette on October 16th. Here is a quick overview but you can always click here for more info!

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Soirée Marie-Antoinette

-Discover a very unique Marie-Antoinette

-Find out all her secrets and her incredible strength

-Eat her favorite food

-Drink Champagne

-Listen to her favorite music in the background!

JOIN US! I promise I won’t get my guillotine out… By the way, did you know the guillotine was the way to execute people in France until the death penalty was abolished by Président François Mitterrand in 1981? The last person condemned to death in France lost his head in 1977. As the Dr Guillotin described, nothing but “un rapide souffle d’air frais sur la nuque”, a quick breath of fresh air on the back of the neck. Et voilà. Ok I think I just killed the mood.

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