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Qu'est-ce qu'une année bissextile ?

"What is a leap year?"
French B1 dictation exercise

Yvan explains what a leap year is to his daughter Lila.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "une année bissextile", "combien de", "tout à fait", "en fait", "la rotation de la Terre", "le Soleil", "durer", "X heures de plus", "équilibrer", "ajouter", "supplémentaire", "compter".

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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