Mamie la couturière

"Grandma the seamstress"
French C1 dictation exercise

Marie-Louise's grandson asked for a clown costume.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "être féru/e de", "confectionner", "la mercière", "jeter son dévolu sur", "être une plaie à", "avoir le cœur de", "en suer avec", "loué/e soit...".

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
Let me take a look at that...