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Une relation houleuse

"A stormy relationship"
French C1 dictation exercise

Learn some interesting weather-related French expressions with this couple's story.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "faire connaissance", "parler de la pluie et du beau temps", "sentir le courant passer", "bref", "un coup de foudre", "réciproque", "être sur un petit nuage", "avoir le vent en poupe", "réussir à [quelqu'un]", "attirer les foudres de...", "un envieux", "la vie est un long fleuve tranquille", "de l'orage dans l'air", "lancer des éclairs (yeux)", "tonitruant.e", "s'agir", "une tempête dans un verre d'eau", "contre vents et marées", "soudé.e".

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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