La rentrée de Bastien

"Bastien's first day back at school"
French A1 dictation exercise

Bastien starts primary school today.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "aujourd'hui", "la rentrée des classes", "un peu", "nerveux", "donc", "l'école primaire", "un cartable", "un manteau", "la cour de récré (récréation)", "serrer fort", "une maman", "mais soudain", "un copain", "en plus", "parce que", "même".

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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