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La navigatrice Florence Arthaud

"Navigator Florence Arthaud"
French C1 dictation exercise

Learn about the extraordinary French sailor Florence Arthaud.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "une navigatrice", "briser un cliché", "la navigation/naviguer", "poursuivre un rêve", "parcourir", "le monde de la voile", "un club de voile", "intrépide", "remporter", "une course en solitaire", "valoir à [quelqu'un] de ", "triompher de [quelque chose]", "parvenir à", "surnommer", "décédé.e", "un hélicoptère", "un tournage".

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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