Les soldats-poètes de la Première Guerre Mondiale

"The war poets of World War I"
French C1 dictation exercise

Amélia tells us about the French poets who fought during the First World War.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "la Première Guerre mondiale", "un soldat-poète", "mobiliser", "lettré", "un témoin-acteur", "inouï", "relayer", "jusqu'alors", "censurer", "à l'aube de", "bon nombre de", "les tranchées", "un écrit", "la guerre des Poilus".

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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