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2 What year was it… …in the French-speaking world? Quel an est-il … …dans la francophonie?

3 La politique April: Summit of NATO in Strasbourg, France

4 La politique April: Summit of NATO in Strasbourg, France Le President de France: Nicolas Sarkozy

5 Le cinéma Cannes Film Festival Palm D’Or: Das weiße Band

6 Le cinéma Cannes Film Festival Palm D’Or: Das weiße Band Coco avant Chanel A popular French movie with warm reception in USA Coco avant Chanel

7 La musique Rachid Taha (from former French colony Algeria) released world- wide recognized album Bonjour Bonjour was featured and reviewed on NPR and Rachid Taha was interviewed

8 Le sport Tour de France- winner Alberto Contador

9 Le sport Tour de France- winner Alberto Contador The Alpine world ski championship held in Val d’Isère, Savoy France

10 Le sport Russia wins IIHF (Hockey World Championship) against Canada in Berne, Switzerland

11 In the news Air France flight between Paris and Rio de Janeiro crashes

12 In the news Air France flight between Paris and Rio de Janeiro crashes Sarkozy states “Burqas are not welcome in France” setting off large- scale debate and controversy

13 Deaths of Famous People Claude Berri, French film director (born 1934) Claude Berri1934 Mamadou Dia, 1st Prime Minister of Senegal (born 1910) Mamadou Dia1910 Alain Bashung, French singer, songwriter and actor (born 1947) Alain Bashung 1947 Maurice Jarre, French composer and conductor (born 1924) Maurice Jarre1924 Maurice Druon, French novelist (born 1918) Maurice Druon1918 Jean Dausset, French immunologist and Nobel Prize laureate (born 1916) Jean Dausset1916 Claude Lévi-Strauss, French anthropologist (born 1908) Claude Lévi-Strauss1908

14 So what year was it? Donc, quel an est-il?

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16 Deux mille neuf

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