Le réalisateur Ladj Ly et "Les Misérables"

"French director Ladj Ly and "Les Misérables"."
French C1 dictation exercise

French director Ladj Ly on his film "Les Misérables".

This dictée is based on a real interview with the director. The voices are actors.


To read the original interview, click here.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "autodidacte", "un long/court-métrage", "une cité (banlieue)", "une bavure policière", "se déployer", "un prisme", "immersif", "à l'œuvre", "un/e protagoniste", "en ce que...", "prendre parti", "englober".

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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