Marie Curie

Ready for two minutes of women's history? Listen to French kids talking about renowned scientist Marie Curie in this cute video. Below, you'll find the transcript in our bilingual reader: click any French phrase for the English translation and related grammar lessons.

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.

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