L'histoire du pastis

French C1 dictation exercise

Marielle tells us more about this typically French aperitif drink.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"forcément", "alcoolisé/e", "l'anis", "la réglisse", "l'absinthe / la fée verte", "surpasser", "y compris", "anisé/e", "un substitut", "au fil des années", "éponyme", "la référence en la matière".

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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