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L'omelette géante de Bessières

"Bessières' giant omelette"
French B2 dictation exercise

Learn about the French town of Bessières's unique Easter tradition.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "incongru", "rien au monde", "une omelette", "gigantesque", "un gourmand", "une escale", "une armée", "un aubergiste", "ordonner", "régaler", "une troupe", "un mets exquis", "s'exporter", "aux quatre coins du monde".

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
How the test works
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