Lettre d'une pianiste à une autre

"Letter from a pianist to another"
French C1 dictation exercise

Chloë writes to her piano teacher grandmother about her own musical progress.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "une partition", "optimiser", "les gammes", "les arpèges", "vice-versa", "un accord", "s'avérer", "tourner en boucle", "donner du fil à retordre à [quelqu'un]", "jouer à quatre mains".

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...