Today, let's be romantic with one of the greatest French writers of all times: le grand Victor Hugo !
- To start with, a fun French expression:
être un rat de bibliothèque (to be a bookworm - lit. to be a library rat)
J'ai toujours été un rat de bibliothèque.
I've always been a bookworm.
- Learn more about Victor Hugo with our Bilingual reader:
Bilingual Reading and Listening Exercise (B1) Victor Hugo
- And let's finish en musique, with the most iconic song from the French and French-Canadian musical based on Hugo's masterpiece Notre-Dame de Paris, "Belle". Enjoy the bilingual subtitles, and of course, sing along!
And as bonus, here's one line from the lyrics linked to our related French lessons::
Quel est celui quilui jettera la première pierre ? Who is the one who will blame her [lit: throw the first stone at her]?