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Le 14 juillet

"The 14th of July"
French A2 dictation exercise

Do you actually know why France's National Day is July 14th?

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "la Fête Nationale", "tomber (date)", "la prise de la Bastille", "un révolutionnaire", "parisien", "marquer", "la Fête de la Fédération", "avoir lieu", "commémorer", "le succès".

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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