L'histoire du hachis Parmentier

"The story of Hachis Parmentier"
French B1 dictation exercise

Find out how the French cottage pie came to be.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "le hachis Parmentier", "apprécié.e", "traditionnellement", "contenir", "des restes (nourriture)", "un inventeur/inventer", "un agronome", "un diététicien", "sous [a regime,a king]", "une famine", "convaincre", "résoudre", "à base de [ingrédient]", "un féculent".

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