|French listening practice: B1
French reading practice: A2*
Why are the French so proud of their cuisine? Find out in this cute animated video. Below, you'll find the transcript in our bilingual reader: click any French phrase for the English translation and related grammar lessons.
And be sure to try our gapfill test: Ma (belle) famille (possessive adjectives)
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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.