Listening exercise: "Description of Dr Arsène K. Merlan"
Description du docteur Arsène K. Merlan
"Description of Dr Arsène K. Merlan" French B2 dictation exercise
Milo is surprised by this doctor's rather odd appearance...
Extract adapted from the French edition of the children's book: "Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days!" by Stephen Manes. "Comment devenir parfait en trois jours" [Lit: How to become perfect in three days]
Pay attention to the hints!
Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "des rayures", "imprimé.e", "un palmier", "un clown", "un nœud papillon",
"un chapeau tyrolien", "bosselé.e", "mordre à belles dents", "dégouliner".
Written by Qualified French Expert Aurélie Drouard HKH, Licence d'anglais LLCE
Last updated: 2023-04-21
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