L'abolition de l'esclavage en France

"The abolition of slavery in France"
French B1 dictation exercise

Learn about the interesting history of the abolition of slavery in France.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "un roi", "abolir / l'abolition", "l'esclavage / un esclave", "en effet", "proclamer", "tout [individu] (= chaque)", "toucher", "le sol", "automatiquement", "une règle", "les intérêts économiques", "la colonisation / une colonie", "un marchand", "au moment de", "la France métropolitaine", "être libéré.e de", "un crime contre l'humanité".

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
How the test works
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