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Mes souvenirs de vacances d'été

"My summer holidays [US: vacations] memories"
French C1 dictation exercise

Sofiane remembers going on summer holidays [vacations] at her grandparents' farm.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "l'année scolaire", "faire ses valises", "serpenter", "provençal/e", "fébrilement", "une 4L (car)", "faire un boucan du diable", "démarrer en trombe", "serrer de toutes ses forces", "perdre l'équilibre", "un fossé", "faire une sieste", "être fin prêt à", "faire les quatre cents coups", "Que de... !".

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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