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Le Fantôme de l'Opéra (extrait)

"The Phantom of the Opera (excerpt)"
French B2 dictation exercise

At the Opera, dancers are spreading rumors of a monster.

Based on an excerpt from "Le Fantôme de l'Opéra" by Gaston Leroux

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "une traînée de poudre", "le corps de ballet", "un croque-mort", "les coulisses", "jouer un mauvais tour", "une demoiselle", "un maléfice", "un revenant".

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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