Claude Nougaro et Toulouse

"Claude Nougaro and Toulouse"
French C1 dictation exercise

Learn about the Toulouse-born singer and his deep connection to the Pink City.

Click here to listen to "Toulouse" by Claude Nougaro. 

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "intrinsèquement", "incarner", "ne serait-ce que", "occitan/e", "gommer", "porter [quelque chose] en étendard", "éponyme", "un hymne", "ériger en", "les funérailles", "aller de soi", "disperser des cendres".

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
How the test works
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