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Les violettes de Toulouse

"Violets from Toulouse"
French B2 dictation exercise

Learn about the delicious specialty from Toulouse called "la violette cristallisée".

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "une friandise", "une violette", "cristallisé/e", "toulousain/e", "à base de", "un pétale", "faire son apparition", "un soldat", "une amoureuse", "au fil des...", "la friandise phare", "un processus", "effeuiller", "saupoudrer de", "le sucre glace", "sécher", "une coque", "une sucrerie", "ainsi que", "parfumé/e".

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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