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Does Roast Beef mean “I’m ready to settle down?”

Backward Investors

Old Dream

Low-fat croissants

Parlez-vous Restaurantian ?

Calorie Count

To be or not to be… speaking French ?

Keep on asking and you will receive

It’s going south

License to speak

Tour de Food

Who wants to live in Whatever-sur-Mer ?

EXpress yourself

How’s your skin today?

The nose job

Mission impossible?


Charity work

Sleepless in Paris



Tacos fever

Bon voyage !

À la vôtre !

Blind date

Pastis anyone ?

No plan B


La muse et le coq

La victoire de Michelle

Act #30: La victoire de Michelle


The verb faire is used in the French causative construction, which indicates that the subject causes the action to be performed by someone else rather than by himself. Compare the following sentences.

Marie fait un gâteau. Marie makes/is making a cake.
Marie fait faire un gâteau. Marie has/is having a cake made.

The causative construction : subject + conjugated faire + infinitive of another verb.
Elle fait manger son petit frère. She makes her younger brother eat.
Ce film a fait pleurer Michel. This movie made Michel cry.
Tu feras chanter les enfants. You will make the children sing.

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