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François Damiens's hidden camera videos

"Les caméras cachées de François Damiens"
French B1 writing exercise

Philippe and Anissa talk about their favourite hidden camera pranks by François Damiens.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "a compilation", "to frame [someone] (trick)", "a train station ticket counter", "a mic", "to cry from laughing", "a sketch (comedy)", "a tattoo artist", "a joke", "hilarious".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into French

  • I’ll show you where you make mistakes
  • I’ll keep track of what you need to practise
  • Change my choices if you want
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How the test works

Here's a preview of the text for the writing challenge, when you're ready click the start button above:

- Yesterday, I watched a compilation of François Damiens's old videos where he used to frame strangers with a hidden camera. - Oh yes, "François l'Embrouille"! He was so good! I love the one when he worked at a train station ticket counter. When he asked the man to touch the mic with his mouth, I was crying from laughing! - That was so funny! But I think that my favourite sketch is the tattoo artist. People's faces when they discovered his ridiculous drawings! - It's obvious that they didn't know that it was a joke, and his justifications were just hilarious! What a perfect hidden camera!