Mardi Gras à La Nouvelle-Orléans

"Mardi Gras in New Orleans"
French C1 dictation exercise

Did you know where New Orleans's famous Mardi Gras came from?

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "un bibelot", "un carnavalier", "paré.e de", "un char".

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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