Un restaurant (presque) parfait

"An (almost) perfect restaurant"
French C1 dictation exercise

Flora and her husband had an (almost) perfect experience at the town's new restaurant.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "dithyrambique", "se révéler", "mitigé/e", "s'apprêter à", "entamer", "une coquille Saint-Jacques / une noix de Saint-Jacques", "une fondue de poireaux", "soit dit en passant", "le maître d'hôtel", "se confondre en excuses", "revenir à", "ravir les papilles".

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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