M. Hamel's Last French Lesson

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What was the language ordered to be taught in the schools of Alsace and Lorraine?

German

Who was M. Hamel?

French teacher

What did M. Hamel write on the blackboard at the end of his last lesson?

"Viva La France"

What did M. Hamel say about the importance of language when people are enslaved?

It is their key to prison

What did Franz realize about his last French lesson?

It was his last French lesson

What was the language ordered to be taught in the schools of Alsace and Lorraine?

German

What did M. Hamel write on the blackboard at the end of his last lesson?

Viva La France

What did M. Hamel say about the importance of language when people are enslaved?

Language is their key to prison

What did Franz notice on the rooftop during his last French lesson?

Pigeons

What did M.Hamel say about French language?

'French is the clearest, beautiful and logical language in the world.'

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The Last Lesson

  • In the schools of Alsace and Lorraine, German was ordered to be taught, replacing French.
  • M. Hamel was a French teacher who was about to give his last lesson.

M. Hamel's Last Lesson

  • On the blackboard, M. Hamel wrote "Vive la France!" (Long live France!) at the end of his last lesson.
  • M. Hamel emphasized the importance of language when people are enslaved, saying it was the key to freedom.
  • Franz realized that he had taken his last French lesson for granted and should have paid more attention.

Observations

  • Franz noticed the Prussian soldier standing on the rooftop, watching them during his last French lesson.
  • M. Hamel proclaimed that French language was the most beautiful language in the world.

Test your knowledge of the short story about M. Hamel, a French teacher in Alsace, and his last French lesson before the German occupation. Explore the themes of regret, patriotism, and the impact of war on education.

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