Le Prix Goncourt

"Goncourt Prize"
French C1 dictation exercise

Learn about this prestigious French literary award.

Click here to learn more about the Prix Goncourt.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "éponyme", "le testament", "un ouvrage en prose", "demeurer", "convoité", "découler de", "un récipiendaire", "un tirage (livre)", "décrier", "tendre à", "décerner", "consécutif à", "une supercherie", "se voir attribué [quelque chose]", "un pseudonyme".

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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