Monsieur Dépensier

French C1 dictation exercise

Mister Spendthrift

Geoffrey can't seem to control his spending!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"claquer (argent)", "gagner sa croûte", "un panier percé", "être près de ses sous", "le fric", "des cents (argent)", "mettre du beurre dans les épinards", "avoir des oursins dans le porte-monnaie".

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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