À la recherche d'un emploi

"Looking for a job"
French C1 dictation exercise

François and Aline share their feelings about their job search.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "en être [quelque part]", "franchement", "être la galère (fam.)", "éplucher", "une petite annonce", "postuler", "un CV", "une lettre de motivation", "pareil", "Pôle Emploi (re: French Job centre)", "à vrai dire", "y croire", "correspondre à", "une qualification", "recruter", "un.e employé.e modèle".

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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