À la mercerie

"At the haberdashery [US: sewing store]"
French B1 dictation exercise

Sophie goes to the haberdashery [US: sewing store] to get some advice.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "se prendre dans", "une poignée de porte", "déchirer", "la doublure (vêtement)", "la voilà", "le fil", "correspondant/e", "un nécessaire à couture", "une bobine", "un motif", "en revanche", "une machine à coudre", "abîmer", "un tissu", "recoudre", "à la main".

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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