Simone Veil

"Simone Veil"
French B1 dictation exercise

Irène introduces this larger-than-life French magistrate and politician.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "entrer au Panthéon", "constituer", "une magistrate", "une rescapée", "se battre", "Ministre de la Santé", "faire passer une loi", "l'avortement", "porter le nom", "un accomplissement", "œuvrer", "franco-allemand/e", "s'engager pour".

I'll play you French speech in sections for you to transcribe

  • Start by listening to the whole piece then hit start
  • Play each section and write down what you hear
  • I'll show you correct answers after each for you to mark yourself
Start the exercise