Le Lac du Der, le paradis des ornithologues amateurs

"The Lac du Der, the birdwatchers' paradise"
French C1 dictation exercise

Discover this beautiful lake of the Champagne region in France, and its amazing birds.

Click here to learn more about the Lac du Der. 

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "une réserve", "un ornithologue amateur", "la superficie", "un hectare", "les rives", "en transit", "recenser", "le héron pourpré", "la bergeronnette printanière", "la sarcelle d'hiver/d'été", "le clou du spectacle", "la grue cendrée", "champenois/e", "faire étape", "se lever aux aurores", "un observatoire", "aménager".

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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