Sunday, November 28, 2010

The French and advanced technology

Illustrate these notes in your notebook:

Top six technological achievements of the French -
1. Mirage jet sold to air forces across the world.
2. AIDS research considered outstanding (Two French scientists who discovered the AIDS virus and a German who found the virus that causes cervical cancer were awarded the 2008 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology on Monday).
3. Michelin, Peugot, Citroen, Renault: the French are strong in autos and tires. The word - automobile - is French.
4. Nuclear power plants, solar and hydroelectric power plants provides most French electricity.
5. Auguste and Louis Lumiere were pioneers in motion pictures in 1895.
6. High-speed train: the TGV.