Des spécialités orléanaises

"Specialties from Orléans"
French B2 dictation exercise

Marina got to try some typical specialties from the French city of Orléans.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "être originaire de", "tenir à [faire]", "le terroir", "ne pas se faire prier", "faire découvrir", "le vinaigre", "apparemment", "s'agir de", "à l'origine", "imbuvable", "transformer en", "une saveur", "exquis.e", "tellement...que", "l'eau de vie", "valoir le coup d'œil", "pousser (fruit)", "depuis", "en faire [quelque chose]", "en plus de", "insolite".

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