French C1 dictation exercise

The French comedian is still much loved in France, 30 years after his death.

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Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "démenti/e", "une rediffusion", "un sketch", "une salopette", "l'humour caustique", "rester gravé", "au-delà de", "les démunis", "demeurer", "une association caritative", "nul doute que", "être d'actualité".

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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