L'histoire du macaron français

"The history of the French macaron"
French C1 dictation exercise

Learn more about this elegant and delicious confection.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "être synonyme de", "concassé", "granuleux", "moelleux", "la meringue", "revêtir (irregular)", "s'enrichir de", "accolé", "se démentir".

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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