Terminator in French

French terminator

In this fun video I analyze the translator choice on the movie “Terminator” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Why using the simple future and not the near future to translate the famous quote: “I’ll be back”?

No comment on my voice I was sick when I filmed the video.

What else?

You all know the plot but just in case:

It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator, a cyborg assassin sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), whose unborn son will one day save mankind from extinction by Skynet, a hostile artificial intelligence in a post-apocalyptic future.

It’s another way to learn some useful French, I hope you will enjoy it!

I definitely need to go to the gym more now.

Let me know if you are interested in this kind of post (less formal than the traditional French tips on this blog). I will continue to make both in order to offer different way to approach the French language for a maximum of learner.

To go further and boost your French I recommend you check my video course, or if you want a personalized approach, special project, need a teacher or talk to me in private contact me for a private lesson.

Other Resources: French Language Exercises, Columbia edu

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