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Claude Monet's "Water Lilies"

French painter Claude Monet is famous for his Water Lilies. For the story behind the unique way these impressionist paintings are displayed, watch this video. 
After watching the video, scroll down to the transcript and click any word for the English translation and links to related grammar lessons.

 

Note: Some of the tenses in this French text and its English translation don't match! In French, we use the present tense to describe historical events like this to evoke a sense of immediacy, whereas in English, we commonly use the past tense - learn more about historical French tenses.


 

 

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