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certaines choses sont universelles

Barbara O.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

certaines choses sont universelles

this dictée made me smile.  It's heartening to know that certain domestic issues are universal! :) 

Asked 1 year ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Barbara,

I (and the whole Kwiziq team) are glad you enjoyed this dictation! I had a lot of fun writing it! ;-)

You might be interested in these two very popular French TV shows: Scènes de ménage - Un gars Une fille

Merci pour votre gentil commentaire ; ça m'a fait très plaisir de le lire !

Paul F.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Good French dictation exercise, but ... universal??? Gee, I hope not Barbara! Surely just an anachronistic stereotype from an old-fashioned sitcom? The untidy, dirty and sarcastic husband and his dutiful, downtrodden and nagging wife. Have to say it made me cringe a bit. lol.

CélineKwiziq team member

Bonjour Paul,

This dictation was a little tongue in cheek but there's probably something a little relatable for everyone too. You might not encounter this sort of "domestic shenanigans" (and not all men are this way!!!) but I sometimes do, and yet, I consider myself extremely lucky! ;-)

Bonne journée !

Barbara O.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Paul, It seems we 'read' this dictée differently.  I saw it as light-hearted and humorous and did not take it so seriously.  and I happen to have a husband who is a wonderful guy but does tend to leave his dirty socks laying around the house... :) 

certaines choses sont universelles

this dictée made me smile.  It's heartening to know that certain domestic issues are universal! :) 

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