Lettre au Père Fouettard

French C1 dictation exercise

Letter to the Boogeyman

Julie writes to the Boogeyman to ask for his leniency after a naughty year!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "le Père Fouettard", "une peste", "une bêtise", "étant donné que", "prendre en compte", "un coup de fouet".

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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