|French listening and
reading practice: A2*
Édith Piaf was a French cabaret singer and international star. Read and listen to our bilingual article, then listen to a few of her classic songs.
Also be sure login and check out our new paragraph blank kwiz: La vie en rose, A1: present tense and vocabulary.
Note: The tenses in this French article and its English translation don't match! In French, we use the present and future tenses to describe historical stories like this to evoke a sense of immediacy, whereas in English, we commonly use the past tense - learn more about historical French tenses.