Les souliers devant la cheminée

"Shoes by the fireplace"
French A2 dictation exercise

Frank is keen to know about this old French Christmas tradition.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "mettre", "un soulier", "la cheminée", "là/ici", "une tradition", "une légende", "ancien.ne", "un bûcheron", "envoyer", "une bourse d'or", "par", "atterrir", "une chaussette de laine", "un sabot", "peut-être", "mon chéri".

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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