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136: "How did it come to happen that Haïti is 'the poorest country in the western hemisphere'?"

February 5th, 2010

Episode 137 of 188 episodes

The subject of this lesson, lesson 136, is Haïti. Not, in fact, the dreadful tragedy which befell the country in the form of an earthquake, but the reasons why Haïti continues to be such an impoverished country. The dialogue is a rather long one this time, between Arnaud and Élodie. It is a lesson which makes extensive use of the passé simple. Let's get started.

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