Trop beau pour être vrai

"Too good to be true!"
French C1 dictation exercise

Laurent and his girlfriend had an unpleasant surprise when discovering their hotel...

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "se méfier", "défiant toute concurrence", "se faire avoir", "cabossé/e", "la clim", "les suspensions (véhicule)", "douteux", "casser les reins", "un HLM (France)", "soi-disant".

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
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