Un pique-nique mouvementé (C1)
French dictation exercise

An eventful picnic

This long-awaited picnic really turned on a dime!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"coïncider", "le solstice", "se mettre en quatre pour", "un petit creux", "une faim de loup", "manger à pleines dents", "déboutonner", "entamer", "aux quatre coins de", "se lancer à l'assaut de", "les restes d'un festin", "tandis que", "l'envahisseur", "se lever (vent)", "lugubre", "le déluge", "autant vous dire que", "remballer", "en moins de deux", "se réfugier", "trempé jusqu'aux os".

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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