Un divan à Tunis

""Arab blues""
French B2 dictation exercise

Discover this French-speaking comedy and its French-Tunisian director Manele Labidi.

Click here to watch the movie's trailer. 

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "pétillant/e", "un long-métrage", "franco-tunisien/ne", "municipal/e", "entamer", "une formation en...", "l'écriture de scénarios", "poursuivre", "un/e psychanalyste", "la chute d'un régime", "un cabinet médical", "un/e compatriote", "se révéler", "semé/e d'embûches", "une péripétie", "en tous genres", "dresser un portrait", "tiraillé/e entre...et...".

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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