Le premier avril en France

"April Fool's Day in France."
French B2 dictation exercise

Charlène explains how we celebrate April Fool's Day in France.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "faire un canular", "une blague", "en cachette", "d'où", "un poisson d'avril", "une farce", "un/e drôle de", "des nouvelles", "avoir un certain succès", "rigolo", "déplacer", "les autorités", "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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