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Un hiver particulièrement rigoureux (C1)
French dictation exercise

Practise your French expressions about the cold with Marianne's memories of a harsh winter.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"écarlate", "un euphémisme", "pour le moins [adj.]", "brut de décoffrage", "bon sang de bonsoir !", "mes aïeux !", "emmitouflé", "grommeler", "en avoir marre de", "penaud"
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French expressions about the cold

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
How the test works
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