Last December, french rock star Johnny Hallyday died aged 74.
Read more about his career in The Guardian.
On the day of his funerals, Saturday December 9th 2017, President Macron gave a speech in front of the church, La Madeleine, in Paris. The beginning of this one is completely written in conditionnel (conditional) mood and tells a fictional story in which Johnny Hallyday would be back in front of his fans. In French, as in English, conditional describes events that are not guaranteed to happen. Macron’s story certainly won’t…